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Year: 2019 | Month: January-March | Volume: 4 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 72-74

Evaluating the Dilemma of Organic Psychosis: A Case Report

Dr. Vivek Srivastava1, Dr. Savinder Singh2, Dr. Shobhit Kumar Prasad1, Dr. Priti Singh3, Dr. Ashish Kumar Malik4, Dr Asha Kumari5

1Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak
2Director, Institute of Mental Health, Amritsar
3Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak
4Senior resident, Department of Psychiatry, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak
5Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, SHKM Government Medical College, Nuh, Haryana

Corresponding Author: Dr. Ashish Kumar Malik


Mental and behavioral problems are known to result from brain dysfunction attributable to specific organic factor, and form the basis for organic psychosis. This entity includes disturbances of sensorium, cognitive impairments, psychotic symptoms, along with behavioral or personality changes which may be acquired after a period of typical development. Psychiatric symptoms may first bring such a person to medical attention, and may effectively over-shadow the indicators of organicity. This is case report of a 45 years old male presented with socially withdrawn behavior, muttering to self and poor self-care with other significant findings suggestive of a diagnosis of organic Psychosis.


Keywords: Brain Dysfunction; Organic Mental Disorder; Hallucination; Psychoses.

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