Disorder. Definition

Medical Definition: disorder

Presence of a behavior or group of symptoms identifiable in clinical practice, which, in most cases, are accompanied by discomfort or interfere with the activity of the individual. It is a term widely used in the Spanish edition of Chapter F (V) on Mental and Behavioral Disorders of the tenth edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) of the World Health Organization. Some examples of the types of disorders are: organic mental disorders, mood disorders or affective, schizotypal disorder, delusional disorder, neurotic disorders, personality disorders, etc..

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