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1,575 Possible Causes for Agitation, Behavior Problem

  • Depression

    The symptoms of a depressive episode include: Loss of interest or loss of pleasure in all activities Change in appetite or weight Sleep disturbances Feeling agitated or feeling[nami.org] It is, therefore, reasonable to assume that in child-centered treatment, a decrease in child-oppositional behavior problems constitutes (at least in part) a mechanism of change[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Depression often gets worse if it isn't treated, resulting in emotional, behavioral and health problems that affect every area of your life.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    For physicians, if the cause of abnormal behavior cannot be detected, hypoglycemia should be suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , lips, or tongue irritability abnormal behavior lightheadedness unsteady movement inability to concentrate personality changes headache restlessness Severe Hypoglycemia If[glucagenhypokit.com] In turn, hypoglycemia and the behaviors and problems that may accompany it can further stress the adrenal glands and contribute to adrenal fatigue. * This statement has not[adrenalfatigue.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] should be monitored by a healthcare professional to ensure the safety of the recovering addict: Hallucinations Delirium tremens Fever that spikes rapidly Seizures Extreme agitation[addictions.com] Alcohol intoxication causes behavior problems and mental changes.[mayoclinic.org] […] disease, and should not be dismissed: Tremors, convulsions, or uncontrolled shaking of the hands (or even the entire body) Profuse sweating, even in cold conditions Extreme agitation[timberlineknolls.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    On admission, the patient was agitated and had slurred speech. Treatment with hypertonic saline lead to full recovery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] behavior. [21] Psychosis after a seizure is relatively common, occurring in between 6 and 10% of people. [22] Often people do not remember what occurred during this time.[en.wikipedia.org] He was evaluated at a community hospital emergency department and given lorazepam due to agitation and combativeness before discharge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adjustment Reaction of Adolescence

    […] change of more than 5 percent of body weight in one month), or decrease or increase in appetite nearly every day (4) Insomnia or hypersomnia nearly every day (5) Psychomotor agitation[aafp.org] Low doses of anti-anxiety medication may help anxiety and behavior problems; antidepressants may help alleviate depression or suicidal thoughts.[childrensneuropsych.com] Conduct disorder may also be associated with other difficulties such as substance use, risk-taking behavior, school problems, and physical injury from accidents or fights.[mentalhealthamerica.net]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    He was psychiatrically hospitalized for agitation, aggression, and manic symptoms including insomnia, rapid and pressured speech, and hyperactivity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Behavioral and psychosocial therapies are also generally indicated for juvenile mania to address disruptive behavior problems and the impact of the illness on family and community[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The chloroquine was subsequently replaced with hydroxychloroquine for the next six months without any behavioral problems, following which, the SLE and mood disorder were[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schizophrenia

    In cases where the patient is agitated but more redirectable, sedation can be administered orally.[emedicine.com] Copy number variants of schizophrenia susceptibility loci are associated with a spectrum of speech and developmental delays and behavior problems.[doi.org] Amen argued that the images helped convince people that the behavior problems had a biological basis and needed treatment, with drugs or other therapies.[nytimes.com]

  • Mania

    Manic-depressives and agitated depressives were also excluded. Patients with mania and/or psychomotor agitation had predominantly right hemisphere lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] problems after STN DBS surgery. 65, 66 A recent small study of 14 PD patients undergoing STN DBS suggested that baseline motor impairment was associated with post-surgical[neuro.psychiatryonline.org] When used in amounts exceeding those recommended, this practice, known as "robotripping," may result in a manic toxidrome of psychomotor agitation, hostility, grandiose behavior[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Milder symptoms such as agitation, restlessness, and insomnia are more common.[emedicine.medscape.com] problems), dysfunction, and service utilization patterns for youth with co-occurring trauma exposure and substance abuse.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Impaired judgment Slowed thought processes Psychosis Poor concentration Suicidal ideation Difficulty focusing attention Memory loss Hallucinations Psychosocial symptoms : Agitation[crestwynbh.com]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    Patient treated with IV Haldol 5mg PRN for agitation, IV Levofloxacin, moved closer to nurses station for observation due to agitation and confusion.[cdiarchive.com] When further specified as a specific type, delirium is still classified in the section of ICD-9 reserved for mental and behavioral problems (located between drug-induced mental[icd10monitor.com] […] encephalopathies is often delirium, with impairment of attention and fluctuations in alertness, clouding of consciousness, disturbances in the wake-sleep cycle, and, sometimes, agitation[medlink.com]

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