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95 Possible Causes for Aggressive Behavior, Apraxia, Confabulation, Sexually Disinhibited Behavior

  • Dementia

    The behavioral symptoms of dementia include physical/verbal aggression, agitation, disinhibition, restlessness, wandering, culturally inappropriate behaviors, sexual disinhibition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms are difficulty naming objects or people (anomia), rambling speech, difficulty performing certain activities (apraxia), or failure to recognize certain objects[web.archive.org] 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] […] and aggressive behaviors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Progressive apraxia of speech presents without true language abnormalities, usually seen with frontal lesions and not associated with AD pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] areas 40 has been reported for patients with AD who manifest aggressive behavior.[dx.doi.org] Corticobasal syndrome, with asymmetric Parkinsonism, dystonia, and apraxia, is increasingly recognized as a presentation of Alzheimer pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 51-year-old woman who was admitted at a Psychiatric Day Hospital presenting with depressive symptoms, visuospatial deficits, apraxia, and minor memory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Just 5% and 6% of participants reported disinhibited and inappropriate sexual behaviors, respectively.[web.archive.org] (The so-called cortical dementias primarily involve the cerebral cortex and are associated with aphasia, agnosia, apraxia, and severe amnesia.)[emedicine.medscape.com] This did not affect the psychotic symptoms; however, led to an improvement in aggressive behavior, motivation, and even chorea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A diagnostic test for apraxia in stroke patient: internal consistency and diagnostic value. Clin. Neuropsychol. 13,182 ( 1999 ).[dx.doi.org]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    […] ability to learn new information or to recall previously learned information) One (or more) of the following cognitive disturbances: (a) Aphasia (language disturbance) (b) Apraxia[en.wikipedia.org] Alcoholics often develop personality and behavioural changes, social and personal neglect, confabulation, lack of insight, empathy and emotional control.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include memory loss, agitation and behavior changes such as irritability and irrational aggression.[caregiverrelief.com] Mental Disorders (DSM), the following conditions need to be fulfilled in cases of AD: Cognitive deficits consisting in anterograde or retrograde amnesia as well as aphasia, apraxia[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Sexually Disinhibited Behavior
  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    Classically; the memory hiatus is filled by fanfasy memories ― confabulation‖ CAUSES: A.Thiamine deficiency---- alcoholism , hyperemesis gravidarum B.Wernickes encephalopathy[slideshare.net] Medications may be needed to reduce aggressive behaviors typical of some of the conditions in this category. None Cognitive Disorder's[psychnet-uk.com] Often the patient's catastrophic reactions, rage and confabulations are not addressed by the family.[healio.com] Medicines may be needed to reduce aggressive behaviors that can occur with some of the conditions. Outlook (Prognosis) Some disorders are short-term and treatable.[ufhealth.org]

    Missing: Apraxia
  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    During the next few weeks, the patient developed cognitive impairment, apraxia, visual hallucinations, and myoclonus. He met diagnostic criteria for CJD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A neurological examination revealed a triad of symptoms characteristic for WKs such as gaze paresis, ataxia of limbs and trunk as well as memory disturbances with confabulations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The goal of treatment is to provide a safe environment, control aggressive or agitated behavior, and meet the person's needs.[nlm.nih.gov] […] evaluation, a 'cortical ribboning' pattern on DWI and positive RT-QuIC was integrated with performance on neurobehavioral exam (i.e. alien limb phenomenon, unilateral ideomotor apraxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Sexually Disinhibited Behavior
  • Pick Disease of The Brain

    Clinical features include APHASIA ; APRAXIA ; CONFUSION ; ANOMIA ; memory loss; and personality deterioration.[hon.ch] […] include: Damage to the limbic structures and frontal lobes Memory impairment Executive functioning impairment Autobiographical memory is frequently affected resulting in confabulation[goinggentleintothatgoodnight.com] It is common for patients to exhibit agitated and aggressive behavior, which can be difficult for carers to handle.[news-medical.net] Clinical features include APHASIA; APRAXIA; CONFUSION; ANOMIA; memory loss; and personality deterioration.[connects.catalyst.harvard.edu]

    Missing: Sexually Disinhibited Behavior
  • Vascular Dementia

    Visual constructive apraxia is very common in dementia and impairment in these abilities can provide clinical information for differential diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] include: short-term (and sometimes long-term) memory loss inability to form new memories or learn new information personality changes making up stories to fill gaps in memory (confabulation[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Other features of VaD are restlessness, agitation, aggressive behavior, hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, circadian mood disturbances (sundowning), disorientation, and[symptoma.com] […] ability to learn new information or to recall previously learned information) One or more of the following cognitive disturbances: (a) aphasia (language disturbance) (b) apraxia[strokecenter.org]

    Missing: Sexually Disinhibited Behavior
  • Kluver-Bucy Syndrome

    […] experiences comprehension ideomotor (inability to carry out a motor command or a learned gesture, for example, "act as if you are brushing your teeth" or "salute") limb apraxia[slideplayer.com] Propranolol was effective in controlling verbal and physical aggression but not sexually aggressive and inappropriate behaviors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] behavior and fear reaction, and (5) hypersexuality.[jamanetwork.com] […] mildly apraxic, he did intermittently demonstrate adequate motor sequencing for object usage, such as picking up the phone and shaking the examiner's hand, suggesting that apraxia[neuro.psychiatryonline.org]

    Missing: Confabulation
  • Alcoholic Amnestic Disorder

    He was attentive with good immediate recall and did not have executive dysfunction, aphasia, or apraxia. Findings of the rest of the neurologic examination were normal.[ajnr.org] Confabulation, a common occurrence in amnestic disorders, is also seen in this disorder.[sovcal.com] […] disturbance Dementia in conditions classified elsewhere NOS 294.11 Dementia in conditions classified elsewhere with behavioral disturbance Aggressive behavior Combative behavior[theodora.com] These include deficits in language function (aphasia) or motor (apraxia) or sensory integration, which are considered in Chapter 1.[neupsykey.com]

    Missing: Sexually Disinhibited Behavior

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