Conversion disorder (CD) is essentially a psychogenic condition with symptoms that cannot be traced to an identifiable organic disorder
and are incompatible with known anatomy and physiology .
, delirium tremens, and substance-induced psychotic disorders were positively related to remission.
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.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal disorder (FGID) characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort and alteration of bowel habits in the absence of an organic disorder
. IBS is the most common gastrointestinal disorder and the prevalence varies from 4% to 22% in the population based studies [1-3].
Barium swallow did not show any organic disorder
of the esophagus.
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
. It was a medical classification based on the putative biologic underpinnings of the disease, as in other medical specialties.
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
When a patient was identified with 'confusion', evidence was then sought from the patient record for any definitive medical diagnosis associated with the behaviour, such as pre-existing dementia, delirium or an organic disorder
. Any data that assisted in confirming the cause of the behaviour, for example, 'delirium secondary to pneumonia', were also recorded.
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
. After a long history that described an aggressive youth and a normal physical examination, I decided to screen for fragile X but told the mother that I agreed with the psychologist that this was a mental health issue and coded it as such.
(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.