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387 Possible Causes for Absent Minded, Confabulation

  • Dementia

    Mood swings Poor judgment Paranoia or suspiciousness Some of the intermediate signs and symptoms of dementia include Worsening of early dementia symptoms Abnormal moods Confabulation[emedicinehealth.com] […] of falls and accidents due to poor judgment and confusion Behavior disorders: Paranoid delusions, aggressiveness, agitation, inappropriate sexual behavior Hallucinations Confabulation[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Although the neuropathologic changes and diagnostic criteria for the neurodegenerative disorder Alzheimer's disease (AD) are well-established, the clinical symptoms vary largely. Symptomatically, frontal variant of AD (fv-AD) presents very similarly to behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD), which creates[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Depression

    A depression in geology is a landform sunken or depressed below the surrounding area. Depressions form by various mechanisms. Erosion-related: Blowout: a depression created by wind erosion typically in either a partially vegetated sand dune ecosystem or dry soils (such as a post-glacial loess environment). Glacial[…][en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Confabulation
  • Alcohol Dementia

    As difficult as it is to believe for those on the receiving end of confabulation, there is no conscious intent to be dishonest.[goinggentleintothatgoodnight.com] Alcoholics often develop personality and behavioural changes, social and personal neglect, confabulation, lack of insight, empathy and emotional control.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Memory loss is common, but a unique feature of memory loss with people who are chronic, long-term alcohol abusers or alcoholics is confabulation.[goinggentleintothatgoodnight.com]

    Missing: Absent Minded
  • Alcoholic Amnestic Disorder

    Confabulation, a common occurrence in amnestic disorders, is also seen in this disorder.[sovcal.com] Confabulation — An attempt to fill in memory gaps by fabricating information or details.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Studies have shown that there is dissociation between provoked confabulation, spontaneous confabulation (which is unprovoked), and false memories. [9] That is, patients could[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Absent Minded
  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    […] with alcohol use disorder, frequently evolves into Korsakoff syndrome, which is characterized by irreversible personality changes, anterograde and retrograde amnesia, and confabulation[amboss.com] Wernicke's encephalopathy Pathology Symptoms nystagmus, gaze palsies, and ophthalmoplegia, especially of the lateral rectus muscles), gait ataxia, confusion, confabulation[house.wikia.com] Korsakoff’s syndrome Characterised by: Anterograde amnesia (inability to form new memories) Retrograde amnesia (inability to remember old memories) Confabulation (fabricating[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com]

    Missing: Absent Minded
  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    Abstract Multi-infarct dementia (MID) indicates a dementia disorder primarily caused by multiple cerebral infarcts. Since other pathogenetic mechanisms cause vascular dementia we evaluated clinical, CT scan and CSF neurochemical parameters of 134 MID and 67 PVD (probable vascular dementia) patients. We found no[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Confabulation
  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    KEYWORDS: confabulation; encephalitis; episodic memory impairment; naming deficit[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe anterograde and retrograde amnesia, naming deficits, perseverative behaviors and confabulations were observed on neuropsychological assessment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Absent Minded
  • Overeating

    The present study tested an alternative hypothesis stating that high emotional eating scores are indicative of a susceptibility to use negative affect as a confabulated, post-hoc[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Absent Minded
  • Dissociative Amnesia

    Confabulation does not occur in all amnesias, and it is often present only in the acute stage.[jaapl.org] […] occurs often in patients with moderate-to-severe depression. 2 However, amnesia associated with depression is characterized by “I don’t know” rather than near misses or confabulations[consultant360.com] […] familiar information is impaired in retrograde amnesia False memories may be either completely invented or consist of real memories misplaced in time, in a phenomenon known as confabulation[medicalnewstoday.com]

    Missing: Absent Minded

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