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130 Possible Causes for Delusion, Paranoid State

  • 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] (in contrast to paranoid schizophrenics who tend to be suspicious and jumpy); and simple schizophrenics, who exhibit a "loss of interest and initiative" like the catatonic[antipsychiatry.org] First, they had delusions whose theme and content reminded them of delusions they had previously experienced during an acute psychotic state (particularly grandiose and paranoid[dx.doi.org]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Here, we present a case of a 15 year-old female adolescent with first-episode psychosis with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis not related to tumor, which manifested with delusion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the unresponsive state, affected individuals have their eyes open but are unresponsive to visual threats.[dx.doi.org] A 26-year-old woman presented at 22 weeks of gestation with intermittent headache and an acute episode of bizarre behaviour and grandiose delusions resulting in hospitalisation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Rarely these are more severe with psychosis, delusions and hallucinations. Mental changes resolve completely on remission.[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Acute intermittent porphyria is a rare autosomal dominant disorder caused by a deficiency of the enzyme, hydroxymethylbilane synthase. Recognition of acute neurovisceral attacks can be difficult due to the nonspecific nature of symptoms. We report a case of 33-year-old male patient who presented with recurrent[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rabies

    […] some or all of the following signs and symptoms: aggressive behaviour, such as thrashing out or biting agitation hallucinations – seeing or hearing things that are not real delusions[web.archive.org] Rabies in people is a lot like rabies in dogs: It causes confusion, hyperactivity, excessive drooling, and delusions.[nationalgeographic.com] Ghosh, who has researched PPS for almost two decades and helped document the phenomenon for an article in the medical journal Lancet in 2003, said a mass hysteria or group delusion[web.archive.org]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    […] or were to call paranoid delusions, individuals with Paranoid Personality Disorder do not have a departure from reality.[howcast.com] state Paranoia Paranoia querulans Paranoid psychosis Paranoid state Paraphrenia (late) Sensitiver Beziehungswahn Type 2 Excludes paranoid personality disorder ( F60.0 ) paranoid[icd10data.com] لن أقاتلك " en His application was accompanied by medical reports indicating that, at that time, he suffered from severe psychosis with aural hallucinations and paranoid delusions[ar.glosbe.com]

  • 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] ICD-10 lists the following types paranoid, hebephrenic, catatonic, residual (a chronic state) and simple. Return to Top 3.[mugsy.org] They stand apart from other mental health conditions because they don’t usually have outward manifestations like hallucinations or delusions.[wisegeekhealth.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] In both cases, mental status changed, passing through three distinct stages: restlessness and insomnia, hallucinatory paranoid state, and disturbance of consciousness.”[idmu.co.uk] Tachycardia and increased alertness diminish, but hallucinations and delusions may occur.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Organic Delusional Disorder

    Abstract Three organic delusions, namely, “persecutory delusions in psychotic disorder following traumatic brain injury (PDFTBI),” “Capgras syndrome, a major form of delusional[link.springer.com] […] dysmorphophobia Involutional paranoid state Paranoia Paranoia querulans Paranoid psychosis Paranoid state Paraphrenia (late) Sensitiver Beziehungswahn Type 2 Excludes paranoid[icd10data.com] Abstract Delusions may be the most prominent manifestations of brain dysfunction, and a host of medical and neurologic conditions can present with or produce delusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Crack Ingestion

    People who use crack cocaine may initially feel exhilarated and alert, but this can quickly be replaced by feelings of anxiety, depression and even delusions.[addiction.lovetoknow.com] Cocaine abusers can also experience severe paranoia -- a temporary state of full-blown paranoid psychosis -- in which they lose touch with reality and experience auditory[thebody.com] Taking a higher dose could lead to confused and disoriented behavior, antisocial behavior, delusions, hallucinations, irritability, fear, paranoia, and even aggressiveness[hiredpower.com]

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