Patients with acid regurgitation or heartburn as sole complaint were excluded along with the patients presenting with history of gastrointestinal organic disease
or surgeries, those who had already been investigated using endoscopic study, patients who received H.
While not overlooking the possibility of coexistent organic disease
, we should keep in mind psychological conflict as a potential cause of conversion reactions.
* The loss of use of one lower extremity together with residuals of an organic disease
by Hasan Shaban Al Lawati / firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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
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 this case history illustrates the importance of considering organic disease
in patients presenting with catatonia.
Its value in the exclusion of organic disease
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Hughes, "Mastalgia: psychoneurosis or organic disease
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