Zespół psychoorganiczny — historia a współczesność

Marek Jarema
2020 Psychiatria  
The term "Psychoorganic syndrome" was widely used in the past. This term indicated that the organic" (structural) changes in the brain are the base for various psychopathological manifestations. This term was abandoned due to the lack of specific symptomathology and difficulty in identification the kind of brain changes with the use of available diagnostic techniques as well as the difficulties to identify the connection between the symptoms and brain abnormalities. This is of special meaning
more » ... forensic psychiatry. It was substituted by "Other mental disorders caused by brain damage or brain dysfunction, or medical conditions" (F06).
doi:10.5603/psych.a2020.0048 fatcat:gkdbwzlemfflneywnbhtmcelwe