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54 Possible Causes for Cognitive Defect, Paranoid Personality Disorder

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Abstract A marked increase of cases of amphetamine intoxication has been witnessed in Taiwan over the past two years, and poisoning accounts for the direct cause of death in some cases of them. We report a case of 30-year-old woman, who developed immobility, rigidity, mutism and staring after the intake of four[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

    In advanced AD pathology, synaptic dysfunction is another structural defect associated with a decline in memory ( 35 Terry RD.[doi.org] Physical basis of cognitive alterations in Alzheimer's disease: synapse loss is the major correlate of cognitive impairment. Ann Neurol. 1991 ; 30: 572 – 80.[doi.org]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    Abstract Previous neuroimaging studies showed that use of marijuana can alter patterns of cortical activation during rest or a task challenge. We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine whether recent cannabis abuse contributed to stress-induced blood-oxygen-level-dependent (BOLD) contrast in a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

    This is caused by persistent defective measles virus infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The initial symptoms of SSPE usually involve regression in cognitive functioning and behavior or recurrent myoclonic jerks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical presentations are variable including behavioral-cognitive change, myoclonic seizure, visual problem, spasticity or abnormal movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    Disease definition Mercury poisoning is caused mainly through ingestion or inhalation of any of the 3 forms of mercury, elemental, organic, and inorganic. Exposure to elemental mercury affects the pulmonary (inhalation of mercury vapors causes coughing, chills, fever, shortness of breath), dermatological (mild swelling,[…][orpha.net]

  • Pellagra

    Pellagra is a systemic disease caused by a deficiency in the B vitamin niacin (also known as vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid). However, it can also be brought about by poorly-balanced intake of amino acids. Pellagra is characterized by the classical symptoms of dermatitis, diarrhea and dementia. Pellagra is characterized[…][symptoma.com]

  • Personality Disorder

    How is Paranoid Personality Disorder Diagnosed?[psychcentral.com] […] as the result of distorted cognition, or knowing.[minddisorders.com] Causes of Paranoid Personality Disorder Researchers today don’t know what causes paranoid personality disorder.[web.archive.org]

  • Schizophrenia

    ; schizotypal, schizoid, or paranoid personality disorders ; and atypical reactive disorders.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Recent research suggests that selective modulation of the GABAergic system is a promising intervention for the treatment of schizophrenia-associated cognitive defects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] symptoms of progressive mental deterioration, mental defect, and mental weakness.[web.archive.org]

  • 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[theodora.com] Memory disturbance ( amnestic disorder or amnesia ), another example of a circumscribed cognitive defect, is discussed in this chapter.[neupsykey.com] Other cognitive functions are usually relatively well preserved and amnesic defects are out of proportion to other disturbances.[apps.who.int]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    […] may show extreme rage or have paranoid ideas How are organic mental disorders diagnosed?[whiteswanfoundation.org] […] tasks Difficulty in controlling voluntary muscle movements Visual disturbance Poor judgment May have problems in balancing oneself (walking, standing) Occasionally, the person[whiteswanfoundation.org]

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