organic mood disorder

organic mood disorder

[ȯr¦gan·ik ′müd dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
Depressions and manic episodes that occur secondary to organic illnesses, including neurologic disorders and systemic medical illnesses, and as adverse effects of drugs commonly used in the treatment of medical conditions.
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As per our knowledge till date there are few reported cases in literature organic psychosis and organic mood disorder being successfully treated with typical and atypical antipsychotics and mood stabilizer like Valproic acid and carbamazepine and lithium.
One percent each was diagnosed to be suffering from puerperal depression (4) and organic mood disorder (5) (Table-3) DISCUSSION Liaison psychiatry in bridging the gap between psychiatry and general medicine and providing clear picture of the disorders occurring in hospital practice and the task of psychiatrist in such situation was studied.
A second decree entered on May 22, 1997, established that the employee suffered from "organic mood disorder," a condition which emanated from her original work-related head injury and thereby rendered the employee partially disabled as of October 20, 1995.
NEW YORK - All apparent mania in children does not represent bipolarity; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, and organic mood disorder also may require assessment.