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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.[] […] verbal aggression, general emotional distress, restlessness, pacing, shredding paper or tissues, yelling); delusions (firmly held belief in things that are not real); or hallucinations[] […] 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[]

  • 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).[] KEYWORDS: Compulsion; Dementia; Disordered gambling; Extracampine hallucination; Humour; Obsession[] […] 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[]

  • 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[] Psychotic depression arises against a background of psychosis, which may involve symptoms of delusions, hallucinations, or paranoia.[] Sometimes depressive episodes can get so severe that hallucinations or delusions are present, the person becomes catatonic, or they feel stuck in bed.[]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

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

  • 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[] 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[] […] involves hallucinations and/or delusions. " or "psychotic symptoms") in PD can be challenging.[]

  • 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[] If one of these components is absent, the defendant is acquitted. In the cases in question, mens rea is absent.[] 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[]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

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

  • Endogenous Depression

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

  • Catatonia

    She also exhibited olfactory, auditory and visual hallucinations. An EEG demonstrated diffuse abnormal electrical activity, mainly on left temporal and frontal areas.[] 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.[] She had symptoms of psychosis, including delusional thinking and auditory and visual hallucinations, and scored 11/23 on the Bush-Francis Catatonia Scale.[]

  • 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[] 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.[] Personality Disorder – Changes in Mood, Unstable Social Relationships, Distorted Self Image, Dissociation Schizophrenia – Abnormal Perception and Expression of Reality, Hallucination[]

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