organic brain syndrome


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organic brain syndrome

n.
Any of various disorders of cognition caused by permanent or temporary brain dysfunction and characterized especially by dementia.
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Noun1.organic brain syndrome - mental abnormality resulting from disturbance of the structure or function of the brain
mental abnormality - any abnormality of mental function
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01) was obtained only in the patients who had an epileptic seizure, while for those with organic brain syndrome the threshold value of 0.
With the possible exception of depression, the mental disorder constituting the greatest health problem in the older age group is organic brain syndrome of varying etiology and severity.
Memantine has been available in Germany since 1982 for treating organic brain syndrome, spasticity, and Parkinson's disease.
Another noted, "Ninety-five percent of our clients have Alzheimer's disease or organic brain syndrome.