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10 Possible Causes for Inappropriately Happy Affect, Paranoid Personality Disorder

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Abstract A marked increase of cases of amphetamine intoxication has been witnessed in Taiwan over the past two years, and poisoning accounts for the direct cause of death in some cases of them. We report a case of 30-year-old woman, who developed immobility, rigidity, mutism and staring after the intake of four[…][]

  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    What is schizophrenia or paranoid schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that affects the way a person behaves, thinks, and sees the world.[] Blunted or Inappropriate Affect The term “affect” refers to a person’s emotional response (e.g. smiling when happy), including the way it is expressed (e.g. with their body[] Before 2013, paranoid schizophrenia was considered a type of schizophrenia, but in 2013, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fifth edition (DSM-5) reclassified[]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    Abstract Previous neuroimaging studies showed that use of marijuana can alter patterns of cortical activation during rest or a task challenge. We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine whether recent cannabis abuse contributed to stress-induced blood-oxygen-level-dependent (BOLD) contrast in a[…][]

  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Poisoning

    Tara Jayne Hamilton MD Brooke G Judd MD Noreen M Leahy MS RN Bryan J Marsh MD Louise P Meyer MS ARNP AOCN Patrice K Nicholas DNSc MPH APRNBC Timothy J Phillips MD Francisco P Quismorio Jr MD MACP FACP Naomi Schlesinger MD Cathy J Sizer MS RN CPNP Susan R Tussey CRNP MSN CDR NC USN Christine Wilson PhD ARNP[…][]

  • Cocaine Abuse

    Effects of cocaine abuse on the oral mucosa are still poorly defined. Herein, a case of an 18-year-old male patient with a 15-day history of persistent painful ulcers and aphthous lesions of unknown etiology and with no other remarkable manifestations, is presented. All of the laboratory tests performed showed to[…][]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Abstract Phencyclidine (PCP) is a dissociative anesthetic whose abuse is a growing problem. Historically, its effects have been considered remarkably like those of the schizophrenic state, but in vitro and in vivo neuropharmacologic data are somewhat inconsistent with the dopaminergic hypothesis of schizophrenia. The[…][]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Skokou M, Gourzis P: Demographic features and premorbid personality disorder traits in relation to age of onset and sex in paranoid schizophrenia.[] Personality Disorders The psychotic spectrum personality disorders (paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal) involve inadequate regulation of extreme cognitive distortions, thought[] Recently Skokou and Gourzis checked how age at onset, sex, habitat, marital status and premorbid personality disorders influence paranoid schizophrenia.[]

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormone

    Cortisol and its synthetic analogs have been in widespread clinical use for the treatment of a variety of disorders for more than 50 years. Since their first clinical application, intensive research has expanded our understanding of the physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of steroids and has led to a large[…][]

  • Caffeine

    Crystalline Caffeine Very little laboratory synthesis of caffeine is undertaken for one main reason: the growing trend for decaffeinated coffee means that there is an abundance of the pure compound as a residue from this process. Extraction from waste tea leaves and poor quality coffee beans is also a source[…][]

  • Hypomania

    The most prevalent personality disorders in the hypomania spectrum group were obsessive compulsive (24%), avoidant (18%), and paranoid personality disorder (16%).[] personality disorder than the MDD group.[] 7 (27) 13 (21) 16 (12) 5 (3) 1.98 (0.88-4.46) 7.54 (2.55-22.26)*** 1.59 (0.69-3.69) 6.39 (2.10-19.49)** Paranoid personality 5 (19) 10 (16) 12 (9) 4 (3) 1.96 (0.79-4.86)[]

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