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1,662 Possible Causes for Aggressive Behavior, Anger, Hallucinations, Weight Loss

  • Dementia

    Dementia damages the brain’s ability to manage anger, which is called disinhibition.[] Feeding and eating difficulties leading to weight loss are common in the advanced stages of dementia.[] […] and aggressive behaviors.[] 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).[]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    […] nurses, and others--there is a great need for increased awareness of the problems and culturally sensitive research to understand better the interrelations among violence and anger[] Methamphetamines can lead to brain, liver, and kidney damage, impaired blood circulation, significant weight loss, and tooth decay.[] Psychotic disorder, khat abuse and aggressive behavior: a case report in Somalia. African Journal of Drug and Alcohol Studies, Vol. 7(1), 59-63.[] Higher doses can cause amnesia, paranoia and hallucinations, depression, and difficulty breathing.[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    , hyperactivity, restlessness, hypervigilance, interpersonal sensitivity, talkativeness, anxiety, tension, alertness, grandiosity, stereotypical and repetitive behavior, anger[] In a significant numbers of users, aggressive behavior and hallucinations may occur over time. 2 Anytime a user takes high doses of amphetamines, there is a serious risk of[] Emotional states commonly associated with these shifts in consciousness include confusion, anxiety, euphoria, agitation, depression, anger, irritability, and apathy.[] Other symptoms are anxiety, tension, repetitive behavior, anger, fighting, and impaired judgment.[]

  • Schizophrenia

    ., Sadness/Demoralisation, Anger/Aggressiveness, Impulsivity) that have limited overlap with the traditionally acknowledged domains of positive symptoms, negative symptoms[] […] than or equal to 30.0) should be offered a psychosocial weight loss intervention that is at least 3 months in duration to promote weight loss.[] , and SAPS agitated/aggressive behavior.[] […] visual hallucinations.[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Incomprehension, anger and unrequited love are some of the likely emotions, but with luck catharsis and redemption will ensue.[] Practical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of weight loss in Alzheimer's disease are lacking.[] […] areas 40 has been reported for patients with AD who manifest aggressive behavior.[] Variance in the level of carer distress was accounted for by sleep disruptions, hallucinations and mood-related depressive features in patients and carer gender.[]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    […] also be characterised by irritating senses of smell or taste, autonomic symptoms (flushing, sweating, changes of heart rate), emotional changes (rising fear or anxiety, anger[] loss [ 17 ].[] .” — Los Angeles Times “LaPlante show how a brain scar may cause bizarre aggressive or sexual behavior—and works of profound creative imagination.”[] Abstract Auditory vocal hallucinations are sometimes observed in temporal-lobe epilepsy, but are a frequent sign of psychosis and may rarely be mistaken for the latter.[]

  • Narcolepsy

    Strong emotions—such as anger, fear, laughter, or excitement—can trigger this sleepiness.[] The most common side effects are nausea and weight loss [ 60 ].[] Children and adolescents with narcolepsy may struggle with emotional regulation and display aggressive behaviors that lead to social exclusion and feelings of self-loathing[] Sometimes sleep paralysis, vivid dreams, and hallucinations while falling asleep or waking up from sleep also occur.[]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    Quick anger at perceived attack. Holding grudges, often about imagined slights.[] Medication Side Effects Personality disorder medication can have several side effects, including, but not limited, to: Changes in libido Weight loss or gain Insomnia Fatigue[] Hodgins , S , Hiscoke , UL , Freese , R ( 2003 ) The antecedents of aggressive behavior among men with schizophrenia.[] However, people with paranoid personality disorder do not usually suffer from hallucinations, a key feature of schizophrenia.[]

  • Temporal Lobe Disorder

    Anger outbursts for little or no apparent reason. Often misinterpret comments. Experience periods of anxiety. Have headaches or abdominal pain.[] Cell loss in the hippocampus of schizophrenics . Eur Arch Psychiatry Neurol Sci 1986 ;236: 154 –61. 5. Falkai P, Bogerts B, Rozumek M. .[] Preictal symptoms of depression are believed to present as symptoms of irritability, poor frustration tolerance, motor hyperactivity, and aggressive behavior in children with[] Possible learning disabilities May or may not be hyperactive Quick Facts People with Temporal Lobe ADD have memory challenges and behavioral problems, such as sudden bursts of anger[]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Paranoia, anxiety, anger, and hallucinations may be signs of cocaine abuse in someone who has been using for a long period of time.[] […] behaviors Lying Stealing Speaking excessively, rapidly, and excitedly Physical symptoms : Frequent nose bleeds Dilated pupils Increased heart rate Profuse sweating Rapid weight[] If you want to stay sober, however, it's crucial that you learn how to manage your anger . There's no doubt that anger will come.[] Almost 20% of patients report tactile or visual hallucinations. Their most common hallucination is formication, the sensation of bugs crawling on the skin.[]

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