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513 Possible Causes for Aggressive Behavior, Confusion, Slurred Speech

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Aggressive behavior was operationalized as the shock intensities administered to the fictitious opponent under conditions of low and high provocation.[history.as.uky.edu] Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[symptoma.com] Alcohol, Vitamin B1 – Thiamine Deficiency and Brain Damage Acute alcohol intoxication will typically produce unsteadiness, slurring of speech and mild confusion.[stewartnutrition.co.uk]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    Medications may be needed to reduce aggressive behaviors typical of some of the conditions in this category. None Cognitive Disorder's[psychnet-uk.com] Physical symptoms: Restlessness , Tremor ,Ataxia ,Slurred speech ,Incontinance.[slideshare.net] That D-amphetamine was critical to the resulting marked diminution in confusion, paranoia, and deficit in short term memory was confirmed by the occurrence of a relapse coincident[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Symptoms in 11 patients suspected of phencyclidine intoxication included violent, aggressive behavior with delusions, hallucinations, agitation, and other signs of toxic psychosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other effects include numbness, slurred speech, and loss of coordination accompanied by a sense of strength and invulnerability.[www1.nyc.gov] Someone high on PCP may show signs of confusion and poor perception.[phencyclidine.org]

  • Head Injury

    Difficulty with concentration Short-term memory loss Interference with long-term memory Aggressive behavior Change in sexual interest Persistent talking (damage to right lobe[headinjury.com] The following are signs of a more serious injury: A constant headache, particularly one that gets worse Slurred speech or confusion Dizziness that does not go away or happens[healthychildren.org] More than half (56%) screened positive for mTBI, defined as at least one instance in which they experienced a change in consciousness or a period of being dazed and confused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Ennett and Chirayath Suchindran, Self‐regulatory failure and the perpetration of adolescent dating violence: Examining an alcohol use by gene explanation, Aggressive Behavior[doi.org] speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] These effects can include: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Coma Breathing problems Death Other risks of[niaaa.nih.gov]

  • Delirium

    The forensic pathologist should consider cocaine-induced excited delirium when an individual exhibits aggressive behavior, unexpected strength, and resistance to pain who[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Restless and upset Slurred speech Not making sense Mix-up days and nights Sleepy, then alert Forgetful Cannot concentrate More alert than normal Not knowing where you are[oceanmedicalcenter.com] To develop and validate a new standardized confusion assessment method (CAM) that enables nonpsychiatric clinicians to detect delirium quickly in high-risk settings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    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[projectknow.com] speech or facial droop.[slideshare.net] The length and severity of the depression is related to how much and how often amphetamines were used. craving exhaustion depression mental confusion restlessness and insomnia[erowid.org]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    Population-based study of behavior immediately after transient ischemic attack and minor stroke in 1000 consecutive patients: lessons for public education.[emedicine.com] We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They happen suddenly, and include Numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body Confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech Trouble seeing in one or both[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

    […] and aggressive behaviors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Always consult a doctor if you experience any sudden symptoms, such as slurred speech, weakness on one side of the body, or blurred vision - even if they are only temporary[web.archive.org] Treating conditions that can lead to confusion often greatly improve mental function.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    There are paradoxical reactions such as aggression, irritability and impulsivity and suicidal behaviors which sometimes occur.[healthguidance.org] Your speech is slurred, or you are confused. You have trouble walking or moving parts of your body. You feel extremely agitated.[drugs.com] behavior.[step2.medbullets.com]

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