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33 Possible Causes for Impaired Judgement, Volatile Mood

  • Depression

    The purpose of this study was to describe a theoretically focused intervention aimed toward chronic stress and depressive symptom management that is coordinated by a case manager and delivered within a home environment by the caregiver. Home care, community setting. A case study of an older adult with[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Endocrine. 2016 Jul;53(1):47-57. doi: 10.1007/s12020-016-0902-0. Epub 2016 Mar 7. Abstract Spontaneous hypoglycemia is a puzzling clinical problem and an important reason for referral to endocrinologists. Several clinical conditions such as insulinomas, non-insulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycemia syndrome, insulin[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Reactive Depression

    Abstract Empathy and reactive depression were investigated with 53 women, from 21 to 53 years of age, who worked or planned to work as nurses, counselors, or social workers. Empathy was measured using the Mehrabian and Epstein Questionnaire Measure of Empathic Tendency. The adapted Zung Self-rating Depression[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endogenous Depression

    In a double-blind comparison of 21 inpatients with endogenous depression 225 mg zimeldine demonstrated the same degree of antidepressive efficacy as 150 mg amitriptyline after 4 weeks of treatment. Only "sleep disturbances" on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HRS) showed significant (P less than 0.05)[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A 42-year-old man with a history of Billroth II-gastrectomy, chronic alcoholism, and malnutrition developed acute tetraparesis, two days before admission. He presented with bilateral, proximal upper and lower limb weakness, limb girdle wasting, bilaterally reduced Achilles tendon reflexes, and bilateral stocking-type[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Abstract We recently encountered a patient with pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDDNOS), in whom complication by social anxiety disorder (SAD) was diagnosed at age 19, and who responded well to fluvoxamine therapy. The patient was a 19-year, 10-month-old male. He first visited our[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

    Common dementia signs and symptoms include: Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication[helpguide.org] Common dementia signs and symptoms Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication skills[helpguide.org] It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.[web.archive.org]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement.[who.int] What might be called a "hypomanic event", if not accompanied by depressive episodes, is often not deemed problematic, unless the mood changes are uncontrollable, or volatile[en.wikipedia.org] The impairment in cognitive function is commonly accompanied, and occasionally preceded, by deterioration in emotional control, social behaviour, or motivation.[who.int]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    The acute effects of short‐term cannabis use ( Volkow 2014 ) include impaired memory ( Solowij 2008 ); impaired motor co‐ordination with an associated increased risk of involvement[doi.org] Loved ones, family members and friends can often become secondary to the drug and may have to deal with constant mood swings and a more volatile personality.[portofcall.com] […] in motor vehicle accidents ( Hall 2009 ); altered judgement; and, in high doses, paranoia and psychosis.[doi.org]

  • Mania

    Grandiosity What is grandiosity? Grandiosity occurs when a person has an inflated self-esteem, believe they have special powers, spiritual connections, or religious relationships. 38 When grandiosity is severe, the person may be delusional about his or her capabilities. 20 What does it feel like to be grandiose? A[…][web.archive.org]

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