FUNCTIONAL DISORDER

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the term given to a disorder that there is no known organic basis. In psychology and psychiatry a functional disorders are improperly considered equivalent to a psychogenic disorder.

FUNCTIONAL DISORDER: "Joe had a functional disorder with no cause."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-disorder/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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