organic disorder

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Related to organic disorder: idiopathic disorder, organic mental disorder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: disorder - disorder caused by a detectable physiological or structural change in an organ
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
functional disorder - disorder showing symptoms for which no physiological or anatomical cause can be identified
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LBP may be associated with pure organic disorder or may appear to be a condition where there is no identifiable organic pathology except for the symptom of LBP which is equally disabling like that of the one with organic pathology.
In our case, though the presentation was similar to an organic disorder but with the simple suggeston, she was relieved of her agonizing symptoms.
The "old school" of clinical psychiatry operated within a dichotomy of major categories--neurosis or psychosis--and the latter one recognized only 3 diagnostic entities: schizophrenia, manic-depressive disease, and organic disorder.
Before the 1980s the symptom of experiencing doubles was primary and organic disorders were seen as accidental, as background; after the 1980s the delusion was seen as secondary, the effect of a primary organic disorder.
Likewise, during the follow-up period (on average, 18 months), we did not observe the development of a specific organic disorder in any case.
I was asked by a psychologist to see a teenager who was diagnosed with oppositional defiant disorder so I could rule out an organic disorder.
77) The first, somatoform disorders, involves somatic symptoms that either cannot be attributed to organic disorder or whose severity cannot be accounted for by organic damage.
Those discharged were more likely to have been civilly committed rather than admitted voluntarily, to be older, to have an organic disorder, and to have been hospitalized for shorter periods.
apparitions, Bigfoot, ghosts, poltergeists), and a variety of other topics such as organic disorder and drug and religious experiences and practices.
If your dyspepsia is associated with gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gallbladder disease, or some other organic disorder, your doctor will begin by treating the specific disorder.
Otherwise, routine diagnostic testing is not recommended for patients with chronic constipation who have no alarm symptoms and no signs of organic disorder (such as hypothyroidism) after a careful history and physical examination.
Researchers evaluated the questionnaires for 112 participants with a functional GI disorder (86 females and 26 males with a mean age of 41) and 287 with an organic disorder (159 females and 128 males with a mean age of 46 years).