Neuropathology of Organic Brain Syndromes Associated with Aging

  • Nathan Malamud
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 3)


The organic brain syndrome is generally defined as a process of chronic progressive deterioration of cognitive, including memory, functions with secondary emotional, personality, and behavior disturbances. But while it has many different causes, its occurrence is most prevalent in association with the aging process.


Neurofibrillary Tangle Senile Plaque Senile Dementia Specific Lesion Mild Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nathan Malamud
    • 1
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  1. 1.Laboratory of NeuropathologyLangley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute (California Department of Mental Hygiene)San FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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