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133 Possible Causes for Problems with Personal Hygiene

  • Dementia

    Personal care becomes a problem. Obvious signs of dementia include repetitious questioning, inadequate hygiene, and poor decision-making.[] For example, without help, some people with dementia may not pay much attention to personal hygiene. They may forget to wash or change their clothes.[] Sleep is often affected and pacing and restless wandering can become a problem for some.[]

  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    Disorganized behavior may range from simple problems sustaining goal-directed self-care behaviors such as personal hygiene to unpredictable and bizarre socially inappropriate[] Complications of disorganized schizophrenia include depression, suicidal thoughts, suicidal behavior, malnutrition, hygiene problems and lack of personal care, substance abuse[] Disorganized behavior may range from simple problems with self-care behaviors such as personal hygiene to unpredictable and bizarre socially inappropriate outbursts.[]

  • Depression

    Primary medullary hemorrhage is a rare event that may result in ataxic respiration. Although it remains controversial whether primary medullary hemorrhage should be managed conservatively or surgically, recent advancements in neuroimaging and microsurgical techniques have shown promise for improving outcomes and[…][]

  • Mental Disorder

    Despite growing empirical evidence, the distinction between normal and pathological grief remains controversial. Few studies have investigated public attitudes towards distinguishing normal from pathological grief. An international sample of 348 participants from a wide range of cultures was asked if certain expressions[…][]

  • Heroin Dependence

    Patients receiving methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) for opiate dependence have altered nociception, complicating analgesic treatment. Increasing numbers of patients are choosing opiate-free treatment programs, yet data on the course of this abnormality months after detoxification from methadone is[…][]

  • Mental Retardation

    Oral cancer in patients with mental retardation has not been reported in detail, although the literature on clinical management of oral malignancies in the general population is extensive. No clear consensus has been established regarding the management of oral cancer in patients with mental retardation. We present[…][]

  • 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[…][]

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    SAPHO (synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis) syndrome is a rare inflammatory condition describing the combination of skin, bone, and joint manifestations that has a heterogeneous presentation. We report a case of severe SAPHO syndrome in association with hidradenitis suppurativa and pyoderma[…][]

  • Drug Dependence

    Drug dependence, which can exist concurrently with chronic pain, is seen as one of the major causes of rapidly increasing medical expenses. However, drug dependence in patients with chronic pain has not been evaluated. The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors for drug dependence in patients with[…][]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    In spite of a burgeoning literature on the association of Down's syndrome with Alzheimer's disease, the occurrence of multi-infarct dementia has largely been overlooked. A 55-year-old woman with Down's syndrome in whom a dementing process was associated with evidence of significant cerebrovascular disease is[…][]

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