Organic Dementia: Clinical Picture Related to Regional Cerebral Blood flow and Neuropathological Findings

  • Lars Gustafson
  • Arne Brun
  • Jarl Risberg


One of the most important problems in psychiatry is the differentiation between organic and non-organic disorders i. e. the differentiation between organic dementia and pseudo-dementia secondary to psychiatric illness. The influence of different organic and psychological factors has to be evaluated with diagnostic tools such as clinical ratings, psychometric testings and neurophysiological techniques.


Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Neuropathological Diagnosis Presenile Dementia Frontal Lobe Dementia rCBF Measurement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Gustafson
    • 1
  • Arne Brun
    • 2
  • Jarl Risberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of PsychiatryUniversity HospitalLundSweden
  2. 2.Departments of PathologyUniversity HospitalLundSweden

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