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22 Possible Causes for Blunt or Inappropriate Affect

  • Organic Personality Disorder

    : Hallucinations Delusions Catatonia Disorganized behavior Incoherence Illogical thinking Speech significantly affected by blunt effect, inappropriate affect, or flat affect[disability-benefits-help.org] Alternately, you may qualify if you have one of the following conditions and you can show that it severely affects your ability to function in a work or social environment[disability-benefits-help.org]

  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome

    This study examined the complexity and myriad clinical manifestations and expressions of velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS). It aimed to determine if VCFS invariably met the three disability criteria for the Compassionate Allowance List (CAL) program administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). A systematic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    Blunted or Inappropriate Affect The term “affect” refers to a person’s emotional response (e.g. smiling when happy), including the way it is expressed (e.g. with their body[psyweb.com] Disorganized schizophrenia: Description, Causes and Risk Factors: A severe form of schizophrenia characterized by the predominance of incoherence, blunted, inappropriate or[medigoo.com] Mental health professionals refer to this particular symptom as blunted or flat affect.[psychcentral.com]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    Disorganized Marked by incoherent, disorganized speech and behaviors, and blunted or inappropriate affect. Usually includes extreme social impairment.[nurseslabs.com] Experience frequent auditory hallucinations but lack symptoms of other subtypes like incoherence, loose associations, and affect problems.[nurseslabs.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    […] or "blunted" affect, verbal incoherence, cognitive deficits, inappropriate or blunted affect Types Catatonic, paranoid, disorganized, undifferentiated, residual Management[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] features are sufficient to establish a definitive diagnosis DSM-IV Clinical Disordered thought processes and abnormal behavior–eg, hallucinations, delusions, social withdrawal, inappropriate[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cerebellar Disease

    […] changes including blunting of affect or disinhibited and inappropriate behavior.[clinicaltrials.gov] […] of affect, and disinhibited or inappropriate behaviour), and 4) linguistic impairments (dysprosodia, agrammatism, mild anomia).[cerebellumandataxias.biomedcentral.com] […] is increasing evidence that damage to posterior portions of the cerebellum can result in frontal-executive, visuospatial, and verbal deficits, including dysprosodia, and affective[clinicaltrials.gov]

  • Childhood Schizophrenia

    […] or "blunted" affect, verbal incoherence, cognitive deficits, inappropriate or blunted affect Types Catatonic, paranoid, disorganized, undifferentiated, residual Management[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] or blunted affect and avolition with onset before 13 years of age. [1] [3] Schizophrenic autism may be presented. [4] The term "childhood-onset schizophrenia" and "very early-onset[en.wikipedia.org] […] features are sufficient to establish a definitive diagnosis DSM-IV Clinical Disordered thought processes and abnormal behavior–eg, hallucinations, delusions, social withdrawal, inappropriate[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Normochromic Anemia

    Afecto adequado - Appropriate affection Afecto aplanado - Flattened affection Afecto embotado - Blunted affection Afecto inadequado - Affection inappropriate Afecto lрbil[webbusca.com.br] Afasia global - Global aphasia Afasia motora - Motor aphasia Afasia nominal - Nominal aphasia Afasia sensorial - Sensory aphasia Afasia visual - Visual aphasia Afecусo - Affection[webbusca.com.br]

  • Cognitive Impairment with or without Cerebellar Ataxia

    Personality changes manifest as blunting of affect or disinhibited and inappropriate behavior.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 17

    […] of affect and disinhibited or inappropriate behavior; and (4) linguistic difficulties, including dysprosodia, agrammatism, and mild anomia.[link.springer.com] […] fluency; (2) impaired spatial cognition, including visual-spatial disorganization and impaired visual-spatial memory; (3) personality change characterized by flattening or blunting[link.springer.com]

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