ORGANIC DELUSIONAL SYNDROME

in the DSM-III, a state marked by the occurrence of significant delusions, generally possessing a persecutory foundation, which are generated most frequently by compounds like amphetamines, marijuana, and hallucinogens but might additionally be correlated with brain injury or malfunction. This diagnostic class has been eliminated from the DSM-IV-TR.

ORGANIC DELUSIONAL SYNDROME: "Mary has been diagnosed with organic delusional syndrome."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ORGANIC DELUSIONAL SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/organic-delusional-syndrome/ (accessed September 3, 2019).
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