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organic brain syndrome

(atrophic dementia, brain syndrome, brain disorder, delirious reaction, organic syndrome)

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 signs usually including:


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