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16 Possible Causes for Apathy, Patient Appears Acutely Ill, Tactile Hallucination

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Apathy. Hallucinations typically accompany PCP use along with distortions to a person's sense of time and being.[drugabuse.com] Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[medbullets.com] Tactile hallucinations are especially typical of stimulant psychosis, such as the sensation of something crawling under the skin (formication).[basicmedicalkey.com]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    Inhalants Mechanism unknown Intoxication presentation belligerence, assaultiveness apathy, impaired judgement blurred vision, coma treatment no specific treatment antipsychotics[step2.medbullets.com] Cocaine Mechanism block biogenic amine (DA, NE, 5HT) reuptake Intoxication presentation mental status changes euphoria, psychomotor agitation, grandiosity, hallucinations[step2.medbullets.com] (including tactile), paranoid ideations sympathetic activation appetite, tachycardia, pupillary dilation, hypertension, angina can cause severe vasospasm MI - coronary vasospasm[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Saved at the last moment, Dagi remains in the hospital overcome with apathy.[imdb.com] hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] The main symptoms of delirium tremens are nightmares, agitation, global confusion, disorientation, visual and auditory hallucinations, tactile hallucinations, fever, high[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hallucinogen Hallucinosis

    Chronic course schizophrenia is characterized by negative symptoms, such as anhedonia, apathy, flat affect, social isolation, and socially deviant behavior; conspicuous thought[dualdiagnosis.org] Somatic/tactile hallucination: A false perception or sensation of touch or something happening in or on the body.[minddisorders.com] As a result, any one type of hallucinogen can produce one or more of the following effects: Rapid changes in mood Auditory hallucinations Visual hallucinations Tactile hallucinations[hallucinogens.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

    Korsakoff’s Psychosis causes amnesia, apathy, confabulation, personality changes, and repetitive behaviors.[consumerhealthlabs.com] hallucinations Uncontrollable tremors Seizures DTs can be fatal without treatment, due to the increased risk of developing respiratory arrest, aspiration pneumonitis, or[waypointrecoverycenter.com] Wernicke encephalopathy, a transient brain damage caused by thiamin (vitamin B1) deficiency with apathy, confusion, double vision and wide-based gait, may occur during alcohol[nutrientsreview.com]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    They may experience a “crash” consisting of depressed moods, anxiety, irritability, apathy and long periods of sleep.[narconon.org] hallucinations ("coke bugs") Sexual dysfunction in both males and females Reproductive damage and infertility Sudden death - even one use can cause overdose or death Addiction[cesar.umd.edu] Malnutrition, weight loss Severe tooth decay Auditory and tactile hallucinations Sexual problems, reproductive damage and infertility (for both men and women) Disorientation, apathy[drugfreeworld.org]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    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] While there are no reports of auditory hallucinations, there have been single case reports of tactile hallucinations and delusional infestation in PRES patients [8-9] .[cureus.com] Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2014, 37:113–24. 10.1016/j.psc.2013.11.006 Soomro A, Al Bahri R, Alhassan N, et al.: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with tactile hallucinations[cureus.com]

  • Overdose

    Other signs of intoxication may include excessive anxiety, suspiciousness or paranoid ideas in some and euphoria or apathy in others, impaired judgement, conjunctival injection[who.int] (typically visual or tactile, less commonly auditory, olfactory, or vestibular), restlessness, distractibility, tremor {which is sometimes gross), sweating. tachycardia,[who.int] Wernicke encephalopath y (E51.2) An acute, life-threatening, neurological syndrome consisting of confusion, apathy, dullness, a dreamy delirium, palsies of the ocular muscles[who.int]

  • Crack Ingestion

    Prolonged periods of sleeplessness followed by periods of depression and apathy. Physical shaking. Bloodshot eyes or dilated pupils. Sweating. Low-grade fever.[projectknow.com] hallucinations Heart attack and heart disease Stroke Respiratory failure Brain seizures Sexual dysfunction (for both men and women) Reproductive damage and infertility (for[cesar.umd.edu] The patients developed severe illness within 12 h of ingesting ecstasy, suggesting that there is an acute drop in serum Na concentration secondary to unrestricted fluid ingestion[academic.oup.com]

  • Lyme Disease

    […] abrupt mood swings, agitation, hypervigilance, paranoia, disinhibition, explosive anger, suicidal thoughts, guilt, substance abuse, crying spells, depression, anhedonia, apathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]