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301 Possible Causes for Impaired Judgement

  • Dementia

    Common dementia signs and symptoms Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication skills[] It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.[] The impairment in cognitive function is commonly accompanied, and occasionally preceded, by deterioration in emotional control, social behaviour, or motivation.[]

  • Sunburn

    Altered behaviour - irritability, agitation, impaired judgement, confusion, disorientation, hallucinations.[]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    Alterations in consciousness may follow several hours later, which include impaired judgement and memory, confusion , somnolence and stupor .[]

  • Wilson Disease

    This comes in two, not mutually exclusive, categories: frontal lobe disorder (may present as impulsivity, impaired judgement, promiscuity, apathy and executive dysfunction[]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    Headache Insomnia Drowsiness Changes in Personality Confusion Depression Easily Irritable Impaired judgement Loss of Vision Decreased heart and respiratory rate Communication[]

  • Hallucinogen Abuse

    Effects of PCP Use Include: Flashbacks Acute Anxiety Depression Eventual Development of Schizophrenia Impaired Judgement Exaggerated Fear & Waking Terrors Ketamine: Known[] Death or severe injury due to impaired judgement while intoxicated. 2 Long-term Effects of LSD on the Brain According to the Cleveland Clinic, the exact effect of LSD on the[] […] as the date-rape drug, ketamine use impairs one’s ability to move, and is often coupled with feelings of numbness.[]

  • Altitude Sickness

    Avoiding making important commitments for the first 24 hours after arrival as your judgement may be impaired.[]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    […] self control because of his mental impairment caused by the disorder.[] “His paranoid personality disorder meant he could not make a rational judgement.[] "What he did was irrational but his disorder had totally impaired his ability to exercise self control.[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Cognitive symptoms - HD is characterised by the gradual impairment of comprehension, reasoning and judgement.[]

  • Decompression Sickness

    The exact biochemistry is not known, but the symptoms include impaired judgement, loss of short-term memory, slowed response time, and sometimes euphoria.[] When breathed at high concentrations, nitrogen can impair our neurological abilities.[] Obviously, just as one should not drive while intoxicated, diving with impaired mental abilities is at the very least unwise.[]

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