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54 Possible Causes for Catatonia, Progressive Memory Impairment, Visual Hallucination

  • Substance Abuse Problems

    Common effects of marijuana use include pleasure, relaxation, and impaired coordination and memory.[emedicinehealth.com] DT is characterized by disorientation, fever, and visual hallucinations.[emedicine.medscape.com] Often the first illegal drug people use, marijuana is associated with increased risk of progressing to the use of more powerful and dangerous drugs such as cocaine and heroin[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    ., Koch M. (2003) Chronic pubertal, but not adult chronic cannabinoid treatment impairs sensorimotor gating, recognition memory, and the performance in a progressive ratio[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In a Dutch study, clinicians identified catatonia in 2% of 139 inpatients, but the research team identified catatonia in 18%. 72 Failure to recognize catatonia is also a response[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: In group CP, male gender, expansive mood and ideation, derealization/depersonalization, visual hallucinations, and disturbances of sensorium were more frequent than[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    […] and its progression.[doi.org] Bipolar disorder (BD) has been linked with the manifestation of catatonia in subjects with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Visual hallucinations Visual hallucinations consist of seeing things that aren’t really there (e.g. seeing people or shadows).[blackdoginstitute.org.au]

  • Limbic Encephalitis

    A 68-year-old woman was admitted with progressive memory impairment and personality change.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Therapeutic strategies for catatonia in paraneoplastic encephalitis. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2008;9:236-40.[ijcto.org] We present a 66-year-old woman with 2 months of visual hallucinations, unintentional weight loss, and short-term memory decline, whose clinical presentation and EEG supported[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Delirium

    […] in memory and attention Acute onset; most cases remit with correction of underlying medical condition Dementia Memory impairment Disorientation, agitation Chronic, slow onset[aafp.org] On evaluation, the patient demonstrated signs of catatonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although she exhibited transient visual hallucinations during the delirium, she had no overt dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Organic Hallucination

    , followed by impairment of intellect, memory, and language functions, with apathy, euphoria and, occasionally, extrapyramidal phenomena.[apps.who.int] A Schizoaffective disorderB Delusional disorder C Schizophreniform disorderD Catatonia 27) All are features of catatonia except A MannerismsB Echopraxia C AmbitendencyD Cataplexy[gradestack.com] […] in memory and attention Acute onset; most cases remit with correction of underlying medical condition Dementia Memory impairment Disorientation, agitation Chronic, slow onset[aafp.org]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    As the disease progresses, muscle spasms and problems with balance and walking may develop. Memory impairment, tremors, confusion, depression or paranoia may also occur.[livehealthy.chron.com] We report a case of autoimmune B12 deficiency presenting as catatonia without signs of anemia or macrocytosis, in which a correlation was found between the patient's B12 blood[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hallucinations the so called megaloblastic madness have been described with vitamin B-12 deficiency.[ispub.com]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    Progression of Dementia Phase 1 Forgetfulness: progressive memory impairment Recent and short term memory effected Deficits in attention, orientation, and concentration Will[quizlet.com] She was admitted to hospital with suspected encephalitis 10 days after the onset of the symptoms, which became more pronounced over time and included catatonia with unresponsiveness[thieme-connect.com] Visual hallucinations in consultation-liaison neuropsychiatry . Acta Neuropsychiatrica, Vol. 19, Issue. 06, p. 330.[cambridge.org]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    Our patient suffered worsening language impairment with major word-finding difficulties but preserved comprehension. She also developed episodic memory impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Negative reactions to antipsychotic medications can include a worsening of symptoms, extreme muscle rigidity, or even catatonia - which can take the form of apathy and complete[mentalhelp.net] […] that contribute to the manifestation of visual hallucinations in DLB.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    Profound neurological symptomatology also encompasses memory loss, speech impairment or aphasia, anosmia, limb weakness or even hemiparesis.[symptoma.com] Catatonia is associated with a variety of psychiatric and medical illnesses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although rare, visual impairment can be associated with complex visual hallucinations indicative of Charles Bonnet syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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