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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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CAPS: Centro de Atencao Psicossocial; OMD: organic mental disorder; MR: mental retardation; CGI-S: Clinical Global Impression--Severity Scale; TR: treatment- resistant.
Organic mental disorders commonly seen in primary care settings, such as dementia, delirium, and cognitive dysfunction associated with depression (pseudodementia), certainly have a significant effect on both quality and quantity of life.
The second was composed of people without a diagnosis or with diagnoses of psychotic or organic mental disorders. In these cases, 86.8% (n = 66) did not present prior attempts.
The diagnoses of mental disorders included schizophrenia and other psychoses (F20-F29), mood disorders (F30-F39), neurosis and personality disorders (F40-F48/F60-F69), mental retardation (F70), and organic mental disorders (F00-F09) (Bertolote & Sartorius, 1993).
The first consideration should be given to organic mental disorders in evaluation of sudden onset of abnormal behavior, changes in mood, thoughts, or cognitive functions.

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