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1,615 Possible Causes for Apathy, Continuous Slowing - Delta Waves, Progressive Memory Impairment

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Apathy represents a form of executive cognitive dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The proband presented at age 42 years with a 3-year history of progressive short-term memory impairment and depression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical criteria for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease include insidious onset and progressive impairment of memory and other cognitive functions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Concussion

    Stern listed symptoms of CTE: "Changes in mood, like depression and apathy. "Changes in behavior — such as impulse control problems, rage and aggression.[nbcnews.com] CTE is marked by "memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, impulse control problems, aggression, depression, and, eventually, progressive dementia," according to Boston[rt.com] The symptoms of CTE may include memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, impulse control problems, aggression, depression, anxiety, suicidality, parkinsonism (movement symptoms[alz.org]

  • Dementia

    Apathy, depression, irritability, agitation, and anxiety are the most frequently detected neuropsychiatric symptoms of AD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As dementia progresses, memory loss and cognitive impairment broaden in scope until the individual can no longer remember basic social and survival skills or function independently[britannica.com] A 42-year-old woman presented with a 6-month history of diffuse headache of moderate intensity and gradual onset of generalized weakness, imbalance, apathy, memory decline[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Toxic Encephalopathy

    Fluctuations of alertness and attention; Decreased concentration and coherent thought/skilled movements; Disorientation, memory, language, irritability and agitation, restlessness, apathy[quizlet.com] The patient and his family noticed impaired short-term memory function and changes in affect in his early forties, which progressed until after he stopped working and was[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wernicke's encephalopathy a neurological disorder characterized by confusion, apathy, drowsiness, ataxia of gait, nystagmus, and ophthalmoplegia; it is due to thiamine deficiency[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia) Negativism, irritability, belligerence, combativeness, rage Personality change, emotional lability Fatigue, weakness, apathy[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Progressive Memory Impairment
  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Manifestations of thiamine deficiency in infants are constipation, agitation, apathy, vomiting, lack of appetite, and later, diarrhea, grunting, nystagmus, convulsions, unconsciousness[emedicine.medscape.com] Memory and learning impairment may not resolve completely. Untreated, the disorder progresses; mortality is 10 to 20%.[merckmanuals.com] Wernicke encephalopathy consists of psychomotor slowing or apathy, nystagmus, ataxia, ophthalmoplegia, impaired consciousness, and, if untreated, coma and death.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    She developed apathy after the TBI, worsening over time.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of CTE may include memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, impulse control problems, aggression, depression, anxiety, suicidality, parkinsonism (movement symptoms[alz.org] However, there was weak evidence, primarily based on case studies that psychostimulants are effective in the treatment of apathy, inattention and slowness; high dose beta-blockers[doi.org]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Complaints may be as mundane as sleeping longer, appearing preoccupied while awake, and apathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] arising the meningeal layer between the hemispheres of the brain) Common Symptoms - Seizures, lower extremity weakness, headache, personality changes, dementia, increasing apathy[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

    Missing: Progressive Memory Impairment
  • Encephalopathy

    PATIENT CONCERNS: We presented a case of a 63-year-old female patient with paroxysmal dizziness, unsteady gait, emotion apathy, progressive cognitive impairment, and unusual[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As the disease progresses, some patients may experience problems with thinking and memory, including memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, and eventually progressive[concussionfoundation.org] […] were available for review, EEGs showing background abnormalities characterized mainly by diffuse slow theta and delta waves, and no use of sedative medications for at least[scielo.br]

  • Hydrocephalus

    […] hydrocephalus, which is found mostly in adults: psychiatric disorders, mimicking the appearances of dementia: this involves mostly slow and poor quality ideation and activity, with apathy[sophysa.com] […] loss Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Symptoms of NPH include progressive mental impairment and dementia, problems with walking, and impaired bladder control leading to urinary[aesculapusa.com] Decline in thinking skills that includes overall slowing of thought processes, apathy, impaired planning and decision-making, reduced concentration, and changes in personality[alz.org]