organic mental disorders

organic mental disorders (OMD),

a DSM-IV class of psychiatric disorders characterized by progressive deterioration of the mental processes and caused by permanent brain damage or temporary brain dysfunction.
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It excluded patients with affective and organic mental disorders or drug-induced or alcohol-induced psychoses.
The new psychiatry module includes over a dozen templates for anxiety, depression, organic mental disorders, substance abuse and more.
In etiological studies of the Cotard syndrome, the disorder was found to be related with organic mental disorders such as psychotic major depression, schizophrenia, epilepsy, encephalitis and pre-senility (9).
He also provides cases of eating and impulse control disorders, disorders with violence, disorders of childhood and adolescence, and organic mental disorders and mental retardation.
DSM-IV discards the term organic disorders, stating that it "incorrectly implies that non organic mental disorders do not have a biological basis"
Organic mental disorders caused by HIV: Update on early diagnosis and treatment.
These individuals suffer from many types of mental illness, including adjustment disorders, organic mental disorders, affective disorders and psychosis.

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