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143 Possible Causes for Hallucinations, Irritability, Paranoid State

  • Schizophrenia

    Keywords Irritable bowel syndrome Psychiatric disorders Comorbidities Brain-gut axis Psychosocial factors Review Introduction Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional[doi.org] (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] Persistent auditory verbal hallucination is a clinically significant problem in schizophrenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rabies

    The disease often begins with excitation of the central nervous system expressed as irritability and viciousness.[britannica.com] Progressive Rabies Symptoms As the disease progresses, neurological symptoms appear and may include: Insomnia Anxiety Confusion Slight or partial paralysis Excitation Hallucinations[rabies.emedtv.com] In the first case, patients show agitation, hyperactivity, restlessness, trashing, biting, confusion or hallucinations.[orpha.net]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Case [ 1 ] had a characteristic sudden development of abnormal behavior, irritability and sinus tachycardia.[omicsonline.org] In both cases, mental status changed, passing through three distinct stages: restlessness and insomnia, hallucinatory paranoid state, and disturbance of consciousness.”[idmu.co.uk] When hallucinations occur in the absence of intact reality testing, a diagnosis of Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder, With Hallucinations, should be considered.[dsm.wikia.com]

  • Crack Ingestion

    Binge use of the drug can cause adverse effects, such as anxiety, irritability, and restlessness.[hiredpower.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] There may be hallucinations and confusion. The person may think there are bugs crawling on his skin. They may pick and scratch at their skin.[narconon.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] neglect of physical appearance and proper nutrition, alcohol-related illness (such as hepatitis or cirrhosis of the liver), and moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms (such as irritability[merriam-webster.com] In chronic alcoholism a paranoid condition may occur, and this often is incurable.[thesaurus.com] They may wake up next morning with a headache, feeling irritable, but that is as far as it goes.[eskimo.com]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    A 14-year girl was brought with complains of irritability, altered behaviour, abnormal movements, self biting, and decreased sleep for the past 10 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the unresponsive state, affected individuals have their eyes open but are unresponsive to visual threats.[dx.doi.org] In view of refractory seizures, hallucinations, psychobehavioral and catalepsy like symptoms, and CSF showing lymphocytic pleocytosis, possibility of autoimmune encephalitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Patients with AIP typically give a history of constipation, fatigue, irritability, and insomnia that precede their acute attack.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After supplement of sodium, the symptoms of hallucinations and delirium disappeared.[doi.org] Pelvic pain (F 4.823, P 0.036), irritability (F 7.399, P 0.011), cheerfulness (F 5.563, P 0.025), sexual desire (F 8.298, P 0.007), friendliness (F 6.157, P 0.019), breast[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

    We present the case of a 34-year-old Jordanian woman who was referred to mainstream mental health services because of irritability, agitation, loss of appetite, withdrawal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 290.12 - Presenile Dementia with Delusional Features; Presenile Dementia, Paranoid Type 290.13 - Presenile Dementia with Depressive Features; Presenile Dementia, Depressed[web.archive.org] Clinical predictors of PDD were visual hallucinations (odds ratio [OR] 21.3; 95% CI: 1.5 to 309.6) and male gender (OR 9.6; 95% CI: 1.3 to 71.4).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    RESULTS: All patients identified prodromal symptoms that began days prior to acute severe pain; the most common included confusion ("brain fog"), irritability, and fatigue[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cases) over one to two weeks, neurological symptoms (muscular weakness, sensory loss or convulsions) and psychological symptoms (irritability, anxiety, auditory or visual hallucinations[orpha.net] […] neck and chest pain are seen in approximately 50% of cases, as are hypertension, tachycardia, mental changes (restlessness, anxiety, insomnia, disorientation, paranoia and hallucinations[symptoma.com]

  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    […] problems," the crude "readiness" of judgment, the pleasure in catch words and sounding phrases, also sudden changes of mood, depression and unrestrained merriment, occasional irritability[research.omicsgroup.org] Paraphrenic schizophrenia Excludes: involutional paranoid state ( F22.8 ) paranoia ( F22.0 ) F20.1 Hebephrenic schizophrenia A form of schizophrenia in which affective changes[apps.who.int] […] and often hypochondriacal) and hallucinations may be present.[en.wikipedia.org]

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