Acute Brain Disorder
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Definition of the noun acute brain disorder
What does acute brain disorder mean as a name of something?
- any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection)
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by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris
An acute brain disorder characterized.
by Stuart Sutherland
acute brain disorder. Any organic brain disorder that is temporary, and from which the patient makes a full recovery, e.g. a convulsive disorder or alcohol intoxication. acute preparation. See PREPARATION. acute ...
by Peter J. Gosling
acute brain disorder (medical) Any organic BRAIN disorder that is temporary, and from which the patient makes a full ...
by Henry Kellerman
ACUTE BRAIN DISORDER Sometimes referred to as an organic brain disorder or even organic psychosis. Caused by brain trauma and, because of its acute nature, is frequently reversible. Such persons will usually show poor frustration ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage
See acute brain disorder. acute phase responsen.
Dictionary of Psychology (2000)
Acute brain disorder. An organic brain syndrome resulting from temporary reversible impairment of brain-tissue functioning ranging from mild mood changes to acute delirium and involving serious behavioral disturbances. Acute delirium.
A Concise and Up-to-date Guide to Medical Terms by Houghton Mifflin Company
acute brain disorder n. An organic brain syndrome caused by temporaty, reversible impairment of brain functioning and chatacterized ...
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