organic disease


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organic disease

n
(Pathology) any disease in which there is a physical change in the structure of an organ or part. Compare functional disease
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com Mental illness is like any other organic disease, people should talk about it without fearing to be labelled or stigmatised, said Dr Hamad Sinawi, senior consultant of old age psychiatry.
The loss or loss of use of one lower extremity together with residuals of organic disease or injury, which so affect the functions of balance or propulsion as to preclude locomotion without the aid of braces, crutches, canes or a wheelchair
Vincent Felittia, who leads a preventative care initiative in San Diego, said: "Humans convert traumatic emotional experiences in childhood into organic disease.
We as physicians are not immune from neurodegenerative diseases and significant deterioration (relative or absolute) in performance, and these exam materials might serve as a potentially valuable screening tool for organic disease and competency.
Participants were enrolled if they met Rome II criteria for FD requiring that folks in the preceding 12 months have at least 12 weeks of dyspepsia, an absence of organic disease, and no relationship to defecation.
The fear of missing a treatable organic disease is ingrained during our training and may be another explanation as to why we have forgotten the masterly inactivity precept.
Thus, when the patient has an organic disease, it's so important to visit a doctor first because hypnotherapy will help patients get rid of the pain which is a symptom but will not be able to heal its hidden reasons," Ragab added.
Thus this case history illustrates the importance of considering organic disease in patients presenting with catatonia.
From choosing specific pome and stone fruits to site selection, watering systems, organic disease control, and developing a marketing plan to sell products, this is a solid pick and a 'must' for any organic farmer and for any involved in small-time production who want to move into marketing and profiting from organic techniques.
The first step in treatment is reassuring the patient and family that functional pain is real and a common manifestation of stress, but that there is no organic disease.
He also said "Fear can cause complications and even the appearance of serious organic disease.
Parents having children with serious organic disease, psychosis, autism, or mental retardation were excluded from the study.