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140 Possible Causes for Agitation, Paranoid State

  • Schizophrenia

    (in contrast to paranoid schizophrenics who tend to be suspicious and jumpy); and simple schizophrenics, who exhibit a "loss of interest and initiative" like the catatonic[antipsychiatry.org] In cases where the patient is agitated but more redirectable, sedation can be administered orally.[emedicine.medscape.com] First, they had delusions whose theme and content reminded them of delusions they had previously experienced during an acute psychotic state (particularly grandiose and paranoid[dx.doi.org]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    […] female adolescent with first-episode psychosis with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis not related to tumor, which manifested with delusion, hallucinations, panic attacks, agitation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the unresponsive state, affected individuals have their eyes open but are unresponsive to visual threats.[dx.doi.org] We describe the case of a 17-year-old male who presented with acute onset of seizures and malignant catatonia with psychosis, agitation, and hypermetabolism, who responded[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Patients also may develop paresis or acute motor neuropathy, and may experience changes in mental status, such as behavioral changes, agitation, or hallucinations.[hematologyandoncology.net] You could also feel agitated, confused, or get seizures.[webmd.com] Mental symptoms, such as irritability, restlessness, insomnia, agitation, tiredness, and depression, are common. Nervous system symptoms are numerous.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Eleven patients had in acute attack abdominal pain, they were agitated and restless and suffered from insomnia. Besides they had various neurological signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mental symptoms, such as irritability, restlessness, insomnia, agitation, tiredness, and depression, are common. Nervous system symptoms are numerous.[msdmanuals.com] On the following day, he developed altered mentation in the form of fluctuating levels of orientation, agitation, irritability, confusion, and visual hallucination (seeing[doi.org]

  • Rabies

    In the first case, patients show agitation, hyperactivity, restlessness, trashing, biting, confusion or hallucinations.[orpha.net] We report a case of a 6-year-old boy who presented febrile seizure with agitation and cerebellar signs, without hydrophobia or hypersalivation, 17 days after a dog bite.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rabies Symptoms As the disease progresses, neurological symptoms appear and may include: Insomnia Anxiety Confusion Slight or partial paralysis Excitation Hallucinations Agitation[rabies.emedtv.com]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    An anti-psychotic medication, such as thioridazine or haloperidol, may be appropriate if a patient decompensates into severe agitation or delusionsal thinking which may result[psychnet-uk.com] state Paranoia Paranoia querulans Paranoid psychosis Paranoid state Paraphrenia (late) Sensitiver Beziehungswahn Type 2 Excludes paranoid personality disorder ( F60.0 ) paranoid[icd10data.com] At least four of the following features are present in cases of paranoid personality disorder: Excessive reactions and agitation in response to perceived criticism Tendency[news-medical.net]

  • Severe Depressive Episode

    […] lack of energy Changes in appetite (usually weight loss as a result of reduced appetite but increased cravings for food and weight gain is seen in some people) Anxiety, agitation[symptoma.com] state Paranoia Paranoia querulans Paranoid psychosis Paranoid state Paraphrenia (late) Sensitiver Beziehungswahn Type 2 Excludes paranoid personality disorder ( F60.0 ) paranoid[icd10data.com] Psychomotor agitation can also lead to generalized restlessness. Motor agitation is rarer than motor retardation and is often occurs in the elderly.[psychnet-uk.com]

  • Panic Attacks

    Paranoid anxiety may reach the level of a persecutory anxiety state. [53] Meditation may also be helpful in the treatment of panic disorders. [54] There was a meta-analysis[en.wikipedia.org] […] psychological difficulty: low mood, sleep disturbance, loss of sexual interest, feelings of hopelessness, health anxiety, worthlessness, a loss of pleasure in activities, agitation[warwick.ac.uk] […] depressive positions, and paranoid anxiety.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    In both cases, mental status changed, passing through three distinct stages: restlessness and insomnia, hallucinatory paranoid state, and disturbance of consciousness.”[idmu.co.uk] Anxiety and agitation Cardiovascular collapse has been precipitated by severe agitation requiring physical restraints.[clinicaladvisor.com] Sedation for Control of Agitation Extreme agitation in acutely intoxicated methamphetamine users may pose a significant danger to staff, other patients, as well as patients[calsprogram.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    In chronic alcoholism a paranoid condition may occur, and this often is incurable.[thesaurus.com] […] 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] […] 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]

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