Organic brain disorders. Classification, the 'symptomatic' psychoses, misdiagnosis

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Abstract

In this article some of the difficulties posed by this group of disorders are addressed. These include the problems regarding classification of the organic brain disorders within the framework of psychiatric illness, the nature of the relationship between organic illness and psychiatric syndromes as exemplified in the affective and schizophreniform disorders, and the dangers of misdiagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-19
Number of pages17
JournalPsychiatric Clinics of North America
Volume1
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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