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255 Possible Causes for Distractibility, Self Mutilation

  • Depression

    In a region of the brain known as the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex (VLPFC), neurons must fire continuously for people to avoid being distracted.[] […] panic disorder or social phobia Family conflicts, relationship difficulties, and work or school problems Social isolation Suicidal feelings, suicide attempts or suicide Self-mutilation[] Sometimes I go quiet and lock myself in my room and sometimes I have to be doing something at all times of the day to distract myself. What's it like to have depression?[]

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Others are highly distractible, forgetful, or inattentive. Some appear distracted by every little thing and don't seem to learn from their mistakes.[] Psychological risk factors for dissociation and self-mutilation in female patients with borderline personality disorder.[] […] hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an executive function disorder that may manifest as lack of vigilance, an inability to adapt to the rapid changes associated with anesthesia cases, distractibility[]

  • Schizophrenia

    Redirection of attention toward a rare, distracting stimulus event, however, can be measured by the subsequent P3a component of the P300.[] Birds obsess ; horses on occasion get pathologically compulsive; dolphins and whales—especially those in captivity—self-mutilate.[] […] touch with reality unless they develop schizophrenia.’ insanity , insaneness, dementia, mental illness, derangement, dementedness, instability, unsoundness of mind, lunacy, distraction[]

  • Neurotic Disorder

    Cognitive Symptoms Poor concentration, distractibility, Hypersexual, Vigilance or scanning B. Perceptual Symptoms Derealization, Depersonalization c.[] mutilation Clinical Information Class of mental disorders milder than psychosis, including hysteria, fugue, obsession, phobia, etc.[] Whilst some people are given the dual diagnosis of ADHD with ASD, hyperactivity and distractibility can be a component of ASDs.[]

  • Smith-Magenis Syndrome

    These can include: sleep disturbance – including falling asleep, shortened sleep cycle, frequent night waking and early morning waking; inattention, restlessness, distractibility[] Behavioural abnormalities include hypermotility, self-mutilation and sleep disturbance.[] Later in childhood and adulthood there are attention deficit disorders sometimes with hyperactivity, frequent temper tantrums , impulsivity, distractibility, disobedience,[]

  • Delirium

    Unfocused and distracted selectivity results in chaotic cognitions and the typical symptoms of delirium .[] They may engage in a variety of reckless behaviours, including sexual risk-taking, substance abuse, self-mutilation, and attempts at suicide.[] The essestial features of delirium include: Acute onset (hours/days) and a fluctuating course Inattention or distraction Disorganized thinking or a altered level of consciousness[]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Mania is a mood disturbance that is characterized by abnormally intense excitement, elation, expansiveness, boisterousness, talkativeness, distractibility, and irritability[] […] female with a history of diagnosed bipolar disorder with psychotic features, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, panic disorder, and repeated occurrence of suicide attempts and self-mutilating[] They are similar with respect to non-specific features of affective dysregulation, the incidence of atypical depressive features, the incidence of self-mutilation, the incidence[]

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

    In this study, we presented a novel picture-based emotional go/no-go task with distracting emotional faces in the background, which was administered to 16 patients with BPD[] The relationships between self-mutilation and suicide are paradoxical. Some authors identify self-mutilation as a protective factor against suicide.[] Nonsuicidal acts were more often reported as intended to express anger, punish oneself, generate normal feelings, and distract oneself, whereas suicide attempts were more[]

  • Substance Withdrawal Syndrome

    Watching movies, listening to music, and spending time with loved ones can all provide this distraction.[] These disorders can result in suicide attempts and extreme depression and anxiety, which may lead to self-mutilation and delirium.[] Paulo Graziano explains why fidget spinners cause more distraction than concentration for some children.[]

  • Personality Disorder

    In case of emergency, distract yourself If your attempts to calm down aren’t working and you’re starting to feel overwhelmed by destructive urges, distracting yourself may[] Their frantic efforts to avoid abandonment may include impulsive actions such as self-mutilating or suicidal behaviors. Unstable and intense relationships.[] While self-harm can bring momentary relief and distraction from emotional distress, the effect is very short-term.[]

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