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28 Possible Causes for Cognitive Defect, Organic Brain Syndrome, Paranoid Personality Disorder

  • Dementia

    In advanced AD pathology, synaptic dysfunction is another structural defect associated with a decline in memory ( 35 Terry RD.[] Forty‐two institutionalized patients with a diagnosis of chronic organic brain syndrome (the article does not specify any procedure or criterion for this diagnosis) were randomly[] brain syndromes, and thus (by definition) removed from possible causes of "dementing illnesses" (dementias).[]

  • Pellagra

    QUESTION OF THE DAY A 56 – year-old male on Isoniazid therapy for tuberculosis has developed rashes on the exposed parts of the body. History is also suggestive of disoriented memory and diarrhea. The patient has been diagnosed with pellagra. Pellagra is known to manifest in individuals deficient of niacin. What is[…][]

  • Alcoholic Amnestic Disorder

    […] associated with organic brain syndromes (310.0-310.9) 301.0 Paranoid personality disorder Fanatic personality Paranoid personality (disorder) Paranoid traits Excludes: acute[] Memory disturbance ( amnestic disorder or amnesia ), another example of a circumscribed cognitive defect, is discussed in this chapter.[] Other cognitive functions are usually relatively well preserved and amnesic defects are out of proportion to other disturbances.[]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    […] may show extreme rage or have paranoid ideas How are organic mental disorders diagnosed?[] […] mind organic brain disease organic brain disorder organic mental syndrome brain syndrome NOS chronic organic brain syndrome edit English organic brain syndrome syndrome or[] An organic brain syndrome ( OBS ), also known as an organic brain disease/disorder ( OBD ), an organic mental syndrome ( OMS ), or an organic mental disorder ( OMD ), is a[]

  • Wilson Disease

    disorder, paranoid psychosis, suicidal tendencies, and impulsivity.[] In Wilson disease, copper builds up in the liver, brain, eyes and other organs. Over time, the extra copper can lead to organ damage that may cause death.[] About 30% of Wilson disease patients will exhibit psychiatric disturbances that include changes in behavior, personality changes, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity[]

  • Metabolic Disease

    *paranoia is a mental disorder marked by feelings of self-importance or suspicion that other people are “ out to get ” the paranoid person.[] *delirium is a serious mental disorder that may be marked by confusion, speech disorders, anxiety, excitement, and/or hallucinations.[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    A 81-year-old woman was diagnosed as having diabetes mellitus (DM) at 58 years of age. She started insulin therapy the following year, but her blood sugar levels were poorly controlled. At the age of 75, she tested positive for the anti-GAD antibody (7.8 U/ml) and was diagnosed as having slowly progressive type 1[…][]

  • Personality Disorder

    How is Paranoid Personality Disorder Diagnosed?[] […] as the result of distorted cognition, or knowing.[] "Male Criminals With Organic Brain Syndrome: Two Distinct Types Based on Age at First Arrest." American Journal of Psychiatry 158 July 2001: 1099-1104.[]

  • Schizophrenia

    ; schizotypal, schizoid, or paranoid personality disorders ; and atypical reactive disorders.[] Recent research suggests that selective modulation of the GABAergic system is a promising intervention for the treatment of schizophrenia-associated cognitive defects.[] Electroshock therapy and brain damage: The acute organic brain syndrome as treatment. Brain and Behavioral Science 7, 24 – 25. Breggin, P. ( 2008 ).[]

  • Central Nervous System Disorder

    Examples of disorders that we evaluate in this category include paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, borderline, avoidant, dependent, obsessive-compulsive personality disorders[] Common structural defects include birth defects, anencephaly, hypospadias, and spina bifida.[] This condition resulting from a permanent damage to the CNS is known as organic brain syndrome.[]

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