As a consequence, many psychiatrists saw no reason to keep track of any organic disorders
in cases of Capgras.
499], and the only statistically significant variable in the model was having an organic disorder
(odds ratio =7.
FAST TRACK Routine diagnostic testing is not recommended for patients without alarm symptoms or signs of organic disorder
In France psychoanalytic interpretations continue to dominate, In the United States, by contrast, Tourette syndrome is now regarded as an organic disorder
whose origins may be found in genetic, neurochemical, or even immune malfunctions.
In 1971 he had been diagnosed with an organic disorder
and was subsequently found to exhibit FAS.
Graph 5 gives the categories of mental disorders among the diagnosed subjects, showing that personality disorders were dominant, followed by alcohol addiction, neurotic disorders, schizophrenic psychosis, affective disorders, paranoid psychosis, organic disorders
, psychoactive drug addiction and mental retardation.
At the same time, the pharmacological treatments administered to these patients to control their various organic disorders
can often be compromised by diet deficit and by dehydration caused by insufficient fluid intake (3, 10, 11).
Conclusion: Psychiatric illnesses mostly go unrecognized and in order to over come the current stressor generally an individual tries to display it in socially acceptable organic disorders
to avoid stigmatization.
The media must also cooperate by raising the needed awareness to counter misconceptions and introduce mental disorder as a disorder that any person can get by facing some situations as the case with other organic disorders
that needs to be treated," he said.
Neurocognitive impairments are the most typical manifestations of CNS organic disorders
, the degree of their intensity varying from mild to severe (Baulina, 2002; Mendelevich, 2003; Seledtsev, 1994).
Many organic disorders
can be treated, but only if they are recognized for what they are, misdiagnosis can be fatal.
Continued vigilance looking for signs compatible with central nervous system dysfunction, cognitive changes, atypical symptoms, detailed neurological examination and limited response to conventional psychotropic medication should be carried out for patients presenting with psychosis and even in follow-up period, as organic disorders
may rarely present initially with only psychiatric symptoms without neurological signs and symptoms.
However, a review (Speed and Mooney 2002) suggests that barriers to effective interdisciplinary treatment of these clients can include: HP's unrecognised responses to the patients (also referred to as negative counter-transference (Weiler 1987)); staff misinformation such as confusion between conscious versus subconscious nature of symptom production; HP fear relating to undiagnosed organic disorders
and altered communication between interdisciplinary team members.
Disease processes that may warn the nurse of a violent event are confusion, organic disorders
, or intoxication with drugs or alcohol.
Differential diagnosis of VEOS should include; organic disorders
(such as delirium, seizure disorders, central nervous system lesions, metabolic disorders, substance abuse and toxic encephalopathies etc), mood disorders with psychotic features, pervasive developmental disorders (PDD), sexual or physical traumas, nonpsychotic behavioral or emotional disorders (including dissociative disorder) (2).