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When used to identify a category of disorders this term includes both Delirium and Dementia as well as any other mental, emotional and behavioral manifestation of physical, metabolic or toxic injury (Intoxication) to the central nervous system, whether transient or persistent.
When used to identify a syndrome, it refers to a collection of symptoms usually including: disorientation, impaired memory, cognitive impairment, impaired judgment, and inappropriate affect
Also: OBS, organic mentalsyndrome, OMS, secondary psychiatric disorder
The online Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists most of the major psychological disorders and illnesses and lists the criteria that must be fulfilled in order for a diagnosis to be made. This resource is not a substitute for proper professional psychiatric diagnosis.
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