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1,103 Possible Causes for Delusion

  • Depression

    The psychotic symptoms typically have a depressive “theme,” such as delusions of guilt, poverty, or illness.[nimh.nih.gov] Sometimes depressive episodes can get so severe that hallucinations or delusions are present, the person becomes catatonic, or they feel stuck in bed.[psycom.net] Symptoms of severe mania may include agitation, confusion, hallucinations, or delusions. Schizophrenia that does not respond to medication.[familydoctor.org]

  • Neurotic Disorder

    […] as in mental illness Synonyms for neurotic disorder insanity mental disorder personality disorder schizophrenia craziness delusions depression derangement disturbed mind emotional[thesaurus.com] They stand apart from other mental health conditions because they don’t usually have outward manifestations like hallucinations or delusions.[wisegeekhealth.com] […] neurotic disorder characterized by disproportionate depression which has usually recognizably ensued on a distressing experience; it does not include among its features delusions[centralx.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    […] who have used psychostimulants and soon after experience symptoms of chest pain, rapidly increasing body temperature, psychotic features (hallucinations, severe paranoia, delusions[health.gov.au] Tachycardia and increased alertness diminish, but hallucinations and delusions may occur.[merckmanuals.com] In such cases, symptoms of amphetamine psychosis commonly include paranoid and persecutory delusions as well as auditory and visual hallucinations in the presence of extreme[cochrane.org]

  • Hospital Addiction Syndrome

    [minddisorders.com] Delusion Vomiting Excessive sweating Collapsing Cognitive symptoms: Hallucinations Poor concentration Lack of good judgment Experiencing breaks from reality[symptoma.com] […] concentration Lack of good judgment Experiencing breaks from reality Paranoia Psychosis Psychological symptoms : Anxiety Aggression and hostility Feelings of restlessness Delusions[harboroaks.com] Potentially harmful medical care can range from a diagnostic search that subtly encourages and enables a caregiver's delusion through a full spectrum of invasive tests and[doi.org]

  • Dementia

    It may progress to severe memory loss, confusion, hallucinations, delusions, tremors, impaired speech, motor dysfunction and difficulty in eating.[symptoma.com] […] wandering, culturally inappropriate behaviors, sexual disinhibition, and hoarding, and the psychological symptoms of dementia are anxiety, depressive mood, hallucinations and delusions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] False beliefs (delusions) are common, especially paranoid delusions involving others stealing from them or conspiring against them.[web.archive.org]

  • Psychosis

    […] involves hallucinations and/or delusions. " or "psychotic symptoms") in PD can be challenging.[parkinson.org] A person with grandiose delusions may believe they have power or authority.[nhs.uk] The nature of psychosis was mainly delusions of misidentification and persecution.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    Buchanan , A , Reed , A , Wessely , S et al ( 1993 ) Acting on delusions: II. The phenomenological correlates of acting on delusions .[cambridge.org] Buchanan, A, Reed, A, Wessely, S et al ( 1993 ) Acting on delusions: II. The phenomenological correlates of acting on delusions.[apt.rcpsych.org] People exhibiting paranoia have disordered thoughts and delusions due to excessive suspicion. These delusions cause suspicion and the cycle continues.[newsmax.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    Parallel-arm design of MCT for delusions published from 2007 to 2016 were collected and then cross-referenced using these keywords: delusion (psychosis or psychotic or schizophrenia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Methods Parallel‐arm design of MCT for delusions published from 2007 to 2016 were collected and then cross‐referenced using these keywords: delusion (psychosis or psychotic[doi.org] A total of 11 studies on the effect of MCT for delusion were investigated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    […] amygdala or insular cortex psychic (experienced) aura typically from limbic structures variable including dysmnesic phenomena, cognoscitive phenomena, emotional phenomena, delusions[radiopaedia.org] […] the Emergency Department in the middle of the night to a geropsychiatry inpatient unit for treatment of increasing anxiety, religious and somatic preoccupation, paranoid delusions[consultant360.com] According to Slater et al, 23 schizophrenia-like psychosis usually occurs 10-20 years after the onset of TLE, and it is characterized by delusions and religious experiences[consultant360.com]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    Delusions in the pair ceased quickly and a return to cohabitation did not result in relapse in the absence of cannabis abuse.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A total of 39.6% of the users experienced hallucinations (mostly auditory), 54.2% experienced delusions (mostly ideas of reference and persecution), 85.4% had organic brain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There were no statistically significant differences between the groups on the SAPS; the group of cannabis abusers had higher scores except for the delusions subscale.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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