ORGANIC DISORDER

any disease stemming from a demonstrable abnormality in the construct or biochemistry of bodily organs or tissues. Commonly referred to as organic illness.

ORGANIC DISORDER: "Organic disorders are generally not hereditary, unless the organic cause is itself."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ORGANIC DISORDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/organic-disorder/ (accessed October 1, 2020).
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