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860 Possible Causes for Emotional Lability

  • Dementia

    lability.[] Aphasia : Impaired ability to comprehend or use language Although early dementia may not compromise sociability, family members may report strange behavior accompanied by emotional[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    lability, anxiety, night-time fears, hyperactivity and oppositional behaviour with some cognitive deficits.[] […] associated with streptococcal infection has been suggested. [ 5 ] Presentation This is usually dramatic, with the sudden development of psychiatric/behavioural problems such as emotional[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Cortisol deficiency causes altered metabolism, decreased stress tolerance, and emotional lability.[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    lability, mental sluggishness, indifference, self-accusatory ruminations, and suspiciousness Psychiatric presentation may be the first sign of hypothyroidism Be Ready for[] […] cognitive problems remit (although maybe not fully) Affective Features (improve or remit after euthyroidism is restored) Hyperthyroidism is believed to be accompanied by emotional[] […] instability/lability, general hyperactivity, irritability, easy fatigability, heat intolerance, feelings of apprehension, restlessness, and inability to concentrate Hypothyroidism[]

  • Rheumatic Fever

    It may include emotional lability, personality changes, muscular weakness, and uncoordinated, involuntary, purposeless movements.[] lability.[] lability, and the obsessive-compulsive disorders associated with the condition cause a profound discomfort to the child and his relatives 23 .[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Presentation is typically with progressive rigidity, choreoathetosis, dementia, psychosis and emotional lability 2 .[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Vertigo, incoordination and other cerebellar problems, depression, emotional lability, abnormalities in gait, dysarthria, fatigue and pain are also commonly seen.[]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    lability, short-term memory deficits or concentration deficits).[] […] range 2.12-3.32) and adults (3.55 years, interquartile range 2.08-5.50 years). 3/4 (75%) pediatric and 3/5 (60%) adult patients reported neuropsychiatric symptoms (fatigue, emotional[]

  • Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome

    lability.[] […] include malaise, weakness, lethargy, hyposthenia, nausea, emesis, anorexia, weight loss, diffuse headaches, postural hypotension, myalgia, arthralgia, mood changes, and emotional[]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis

    Case 1: 24-year-old male, known alcoholic, was admitted with left hemiplegia and features of bulbar and pseudobulbar palsy with dysphagia, dysarthria and emotional lability[] lability (pseudobulbar affect), with other more variable neurological features associated with brainstem damage.[] Neurological examination was significant for emotional lability, dysarthria, and gait ataxia with bilateral dysmetria.[]

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