ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS

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in the DSM-III, a heterogeneous set of cognitive disruptions stemming from transient or lasting brain malfunction because of particular organic aspects. Identification of cause is what differentiated these disruptions from organic brain syndromes. This diagnostic class has been eliminated from DSM-IV-TR.

ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS: "Organic mental disorders are some of the least likely, but also most detrimental."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/organic-mental-disorders/ (accessed August 17, 2022).

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