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What is Mood Disorder? This disease is characterized by a serious fluctuation in a person's mood which affects a person's day to day life. Understanding Mood Disorder There are three major mood disorders: Depressive is a generalized depressed state where is a...
What is Organic Amnesia? Amnesia refers to memory loss i.e. forgetting facts, information, etc. Organic amnesia refers to memory loss due to lesions or diseases of the brain. It is hence a neurological disorder characterized by loss of memory which...
What are Hallucinations? Hallucinations are false perceptions of things that are not really present. They can be of various types and due to multiple causes. However, hallucinations caused due to physical damage or pathology related to the brain is known...
What is Charles Bonnet Syndrome? Charles Bonnet syndrome in the elderly is a condition in which an older adult with visual impairment sees things that are not real. In other words, they hallucinate. The prevalence of Charles Bonnet syndrome varies...
What is Organic Anxiety Disorder? Anxiety can be defined as the constant feeling of nervousness, apprehension, and worrying. It manifests itself in the form of various physical and psychological symptoms. Anxiety can be due to a variety of causes which...
What are Hallucinations? Hallucination is a perception of having seen, heard, touched, tasted or smelled something that wasn’t actually there. They are common in people with schizophrenia and older adults with certain underlying medical conditions. 40-75% of the older adults...
Organic Delusional Disorder is a psychotic disorder where a person cannot distinguish between imagination and reality. The person goes through an unshakable belief that something is wrong and they can’t differentiate if it’s true or false. Some of the symptoms...

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