Disease Information for Organic brain syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Sexual disinhibition
Apathy/Indifference
Cognitive defect
Cognitive defects/multiple types
Confusion/agitation on exam
Confusion/Disoriented
Decreased attention span
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Frontal lobe signs
Impaired judgement/signs
Near recall/memory deficit/defect
Personality change
Reversed/perverse sleep pattern/rhythm
Slurred speech
Slurred Speech/Acute
Slurred speech/Chronic
Tics/sign
Aggressiveness/combativeness
Delusions
Dysphoria
Emotional outbursts/tantrums/Hot temper
Emotional/affective lability
Hallucination/visual
Impulsivity
Inappropriate sexuality
Psychiatric manifestations/problems/difficulties
Rage episodes/reactions
Scattered thought process
Violent behavior/Aggressive
Listlessness/lassitude
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Encephalitis
Past history/Head injury
Established Disease Population
Patient/Pellagra/niacin deficiency
Patient/Massive head injury survivor
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
EEG/Slow wave activity
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Postconcussion Syndrome
Associated Disease & Complications
Amnesia
Attention deficit disorder
Cognitive/learning disability
Dementia
Depression
Hallucinations
Organic brain syndrome
Psychosis
Impulse Control Disorder
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/General stress
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Memantine (Namenda)
Other Treatments
TX/Abstinence alcohol
Definition

broad group of severe mental and behavioral disorders etiologically traceable to brain disease, injury, or toxicosis; psychosis associated with endocrine disorders, drugs, and metabolic or nutritional abnormalities;------------------------------------------Organic Personality Syndrome; Personality Syndrome, Organic; Organic Personality Syndrome or Organic Mental Syndrome is a mental disorder characterized by a short-term or long-term personality disturbance largely due to brain dysfunctionl; The ability to reason, remember, imagine, and learn may not be affected, but the individual"s judgement may be so poor that continual supervision may be necessary; Left unattended, he or she may behave in ways that could cause difficult or dangerous problems-----------[NORD 2005]------------------------------

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