Organic brain syndromes: conditions of acquired intellectual deficit.

  • Jonathan R. Roy
  • Published 1979 in
    Canadian family physician Médecin de famille…


The term 'organic brain syndrome' covers a multitude of ills, many of which are treatable conditions. Diagnosis must concentrate on defining which syndrome is involved; this article presents a diagnostic schema with illustrative case histories. Clinical aspects of acquired mental deficit are also outlined. The approach to organic brain syndromes is the classic medical observation of signs and symptoms.

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@article{Roy1979OrganicBS, title={Organic brain syndromes: conditions of acquired intellectual deficit.}, author={Jonathan R. Roy}, journal={Canadian family physician Médecin de famille canadien}, year={1979}, volume={25}, pages={1351-6} }