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68 Possible Causes for Absent Minded, Hallucinations

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Variance in the level of carer distress was accounted for by sleep disruptions, hallucinations and mood-related depressive features in patients and carer gender.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] verbal aggression, general emotional distress, restlessness, pacing, shredding paper or tissues, yelling); delusions (firmly held belief in things that are not real); or hallucinations[web.archive.org] […] family and friends inability to learn new things difficulty carrying out tasks that involve multiple steps (such as getting dressed) problems coping with new situations hallucinations[web.archive.org]

  • Dementia

    Clinical predictors of PDD were visual hallucinations (odds ratio [OR] 21.3; 95% CI: 1.5 to 309.6) and male gender (OR 9.6; 95% CI: 1.3 to 71.4).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Compulsion; Dementia; Disordered gambling; Extracampine hallucination; Humour; Obsession[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] most established risk factors for early dementia are old age, severity of motor symptoms, in particular postural and gait disturbances, mild cognitive impairment and visual hallucinations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Depression

    […] severe depression plus some form of psychosis, such as having disturbing false fixed beliefs (delusions) or hearing or seeing upsetting things that others cannot hear or see (hallucinations[nimh.nih.gov] Psychotic depression arises against a background of psychosis, which may involve symptoms of delusions, hallucinations, or paranoia.[britannica.com] Sometimes depressive episodes can get so severe that hallucinations or delusions are present, the person becomes catatonic, or they feel stuck in bed.[psycom.net]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    Worsening symptoms of vascular dementia may include social withdrawal, trouble reading or writing, hallucinations, violent behavior, difficulty choosing proper clothing, driving[emedicinehealth.com] This often progresses in a step-by-step manner to delirium, hallucinations, and impaired thinking.[zarcrom.com] These can include: changes in sleep patterns hallucinations difficulty with basic tasks, such as dressing and preparing meals delusions depression poor judgment social withdrawal[healthline.com]

  • Psychosis

    The authors present a case history in which they investigate the psychic mechanisms behind the production and function of adolescent hallucinations against the background[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keeping these restrictions in mind, results suggest that medication is an important modulator of the short-term decline of executive functions—which appears to be absent in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] involves hallucinations and/or delusions. " or "psychotic symptoms") in PD can be challenging.[parkinson.org]

  • Parasomnia Type Sleepwalking

    Byline: ANI Washington, June 10 (ANI): Patients with obstructive sleep apnea are likely to experience "parasomnia" symptoms such as sleepwalking, hallucinations and acting[thefreelibrary.com] If one of these components is absent, the defendant is acquitted. In the cases in question, mens rea is absent.[link.springer.com] Nearly 1 in 10 patients with obstructive sleep apnea also experience "parasomnia" symptoms such as sleepwalking, hallucinations and acting out their dreams, a Loyola University[sciencedaily.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    After supplement of sodium, the symptoms of hallucinations and delirium disappeared.[doi.org] Cholangitis must be kept in mind especially in septic, elderly patients with abdominal pain and jaundice.[hindawi.com] Alprazolam was started for anxiety, and chlorpromazine was initiated for hallucination and psychotic features.[doi.org]

  • Endogenous Depression

    In more advanced stages, hallucinations and suicidal ideation arise, in parallel with social isolation. Patients may also provoke self-injury.[symptoma.com] Do you find yourself to be absent minded – with your head ‘off somewhere else’ rather than where you actually are, or need to be?[beinghappybydesign.com] In severe cases may develop hallucinations, containing fragments of violent acts.[healthrxmeds.com]

  • Catatonia

    She also exhibited olfactory, auditory and visual hallucinations. An EEG demonstrated diffuse abnormal electrical activity, mainly on left temporal and frontal areas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had a history of appearing absent-minded, being confused when he was asked to fetch objects, and sometimes not responding to name call, in the preceding two years.[ijnpnd.com] She had symptoms of psychosis, including delusional thinking and auditory and visual hallucinations, and scored 11/23 on the Bush-Francis Catatonia Scale.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schizoid Personality Disorder

    Individuals affected by schizophrenia may have auditory hallucinations (hearing voices other people don’t hear), visual or tactile hallucinations, delusions or paranoia (believing[pchtreatment.com] They are also prone to being absent minded. Causes and symptoms Causes The schizoid personality disorder has its roots in the family of the affected person.[minddisorders.com] Personality Disorder – Changes in Mood, Unstable Social Relationships, Distorted Self Image, Dissociation Schizophrenia – Abnormal Perception and Expression of Reality, Hallucination[ietherapy.com]

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