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1,213 Possible Causes for Amnesia

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    , dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and DHEA sulfate (DHEA-S) will be inversely correlated with the magnitude of acute behavioral responses to alcohol (sedation, anxiolysis, amnesia[clinicaltrials.gov] […] alcohol poisoning include: severe confusion, unpredictable behavior and stupor sudden lapses into and out of unconsciousness or semi-consciousness (with later alcoholic amnesia[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Vitamin B12 deficiency causes a wide range of hematological, gastrointestinal, psychiatric and neurological disorders. Hematological presentation of cobalamin deficiency ranges from the incidental increase of mean corpuscular volume and neutrophil hypersegmentation to symptoms due to severe anemia, such as angor,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    […] weakness; palpitations; irritability; nervousness; tingling or warmth sensation; hunger; nausea; and vomiting Neuroglucopenic signs and symptoms: confusion, drowsiness, amnesia[ems1.com] […] with diabetes treated with insulin who may show reduction in spontaneous movements and speech, somnolence, poor thinking and work performance, changes in personality and amnesia[patient.info] Hypoglycemia symptoms include hunger, nausea, headache, rage, lethargy, daydreams, confusion, amnesia, dizziness, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, jittery feelings, adrenaline[drlam.com]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse encompasses a spectrum of unhealthy alcohol drinking behaviors, ranging from binge drinking to alcohol dependence. Alcohol abuse was a psychiatric diagnosis in the DSM-IV, and has been merged with alcohol dependence into alcohol use disorder in the DSM-5.Globally, alcohol consumption is the seventh[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Head Injury

    Post-traumatic amnesia in a worker presenting with head trauma must be recognised by coworkers, so the cause of injury can be elicited early and the victim gets timely medical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that absence of retrograde amnesia (odds ratio [OR] 4.1, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.8-9.7) was associated with noncompliance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Concussion: symptoms of amnesia and confusion. Duration of amnesia is predictive of injury severity.[patient.info]

  • Endogenous Depression

    This condition is called retrograde amnesia. You may also have trouble recalling events that occurred during the weeks of your treatment.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Brain Concussion

    Some individuals with concussion also have post-traumatic amnesia, meaning a loss of memory for events immediately after they regain consciousness.[weillcornellbrainandspine.org] A period of amnesia, or not recalling what has happened, is essential to the diagnosis of concussion.[brainfoundation.org.au] […] primarily related to behavior and cognition - emotional lability, depression, and irritability are main patterns of mood disorders, whereas forgetfulness, memory loss, transient amnesia[symptoma.com]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Abstract Korsakoff syndrome (KS) is characterized by dense anterograde and retrograde amnesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is often a temporal gradient to the retrograde amnesia, with earlier memories more readily recalled than recent memories.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Participants showing poorer outcome on the GOSE had significantly longer posttraumatic amnesia duration; less education; performed more poorly on cognitive measures of information[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This period will approximate the duration of posttraumatic amnesia.[web.archive.org] The patient did not experience loss of consciousness or post-traumatic amnesia and the patient's Glasgow Coma Scale score was 15.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Amnesia: A minimal model and an interpretation. In Cermak, L. S. (ed.), Human Memory and Amnesia, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ, pp. 305–336.[oadoi.org] Eventually almost every domain of cognition will be dismantled, but amnesia remains at the heart of trying to discover the cause of the brain's degeneration.[theguardian.com] The long and short of it in amnesia. In Cermak, L. S. (ed.), Human Memory and Amnesia, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ, pp. 43–60. Google Scholar Cermak, L.[oadoi.org]

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