Chapter 12. Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch12

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • mental disorders – general medical condition;
  • encephalitic psychoses;
  • poststroke depression;
  • mood disorder;
  • medication-induced depressions;
  • substance-induced anxiety disorder;
  • anxiety disorder condition with obsessive–compulsive symptoms;
  • catatonia and central nervous system;
  • frontal lobe syndrome and interictal personality syndrome (“Geschwind syndrome”);
  • DSM-IV-TR ICD-10 categories – “organic personality disorder” and “organic emotionally labile disorder.”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Psychotic Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition

  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition with Depressive Features

  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition with Manic Features

  • Anxiety Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition with Panic Attacks or with Generalized Anxiety

  • Anxiety Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition with Obsessive–Compulsive Symptoms

  • Catatonic Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition

  • Personality Change Due to a General Medical Condition