TITLE

The Third Category of Mental Disorders

AUTHOR(S)
Youxin Xu
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry;Dec2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p496
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the third category of mental disorders which are known as the nonorganic, nonpsychotic mental disorders. Organic mental disorders and psychotic disorders are the other categories of mental disorders. Subcategories of organic mental disorders and psychotic disorders are listed. Characteristics of nonorganic, nonpsychotic mental disorders are described. Also noted are reasons for the high prevalence of depression diagnosis including multiple kinds of antidepressant medications available and anxiolytic effects of many antidepressants.
ACCESSION #
44500229

 

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