in the DSM-lll, this represented a category of psychotic disorders. In the DSM-IV-TR these are labeled as psychotic disorders not otherwise specified.

ATYPICAL PSYCHOSIS: "Atypical psychosis is a problem in which the symptoms present do not fit with the diagnostic guidelines, and must be given a not otherwise specified label."
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