Differential Diagnosis of the Organic Mental Disorders in Elderly Patients

  • Joseph M. Foley
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 3)


Differential diagnosis of the behavioral disorders of the elderly must be made in the traditional pattern and with the traditional logic of medical diagnosis. It must not be solely or predominantly intuitive. It must not be prejudiced by a preconception that too much life lies behind and too little ahead. It must not be concerned exclusively with morbid anatomy.


Memory Prospection Behavioral Disorder Subdural Hematoma Acoustic Neuroma Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph M. Foley
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  1. 1.School of MedicineCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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