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23 Possible Causes for Problems with Personal Hygiene, Schizophrenia, Vertigo

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    These outcomes are consistent with treatments for schizophrenia indicating equivalent efficacy between atypical anti-psychotics and conventional anti-psychotics, mostly haloperidol[cochrane.org] Nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, vertigo, and possible convulsions and respiratory paralysis characterize this type of poisoning.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Increased dopamine levels at synapses in the CNS may be responsible for movement disorders [5], schizophrenia, and euphoria.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    Stigma, discrimination and violation of human rights of people with schizophrenia is common. Schizophrenia is treatable.[who.int] Disorganized behavior –this can range from having problems with routine behaviors like hygiene or chosing appropriate clothing for the weather, to unprovoked outbursts, to[mentalhealthamerica.net] In some severe cases, a person can spend entire days doing nothing at all, even neglecting basic hygiene.[schizophrenia.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    International Schizophrenia Consortium. Purcell SM, Wray NR, Stone JL, Visscher PM, O'Donovan MC, et al.[doi.org] […] trouble with speech or writing becoming disoriented about times or places decreased judgment decreased personal hygiene mood and personality changes withdrawal from friends[healthline.com] Figures and Tables - Analysis 1.51 Comparison 1 Cholinesterase inhibitor (optimum dose) vs placebo, Outcome 51 Number who suffered at least one adverse event of vertigo before[doi.org]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    HLA and schizophrenia in Israel. Isr J Med Sci. 1988; 24 :28–31. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 124.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hygiene.[oadoi.org] A 37-year old male presented with vertigo, paranoia, and tremor and had MRI changes suggestive of demyelinating disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psychosis

    Data can be collected for adults with schizophrenia using the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ National audit of schizophrenia Audit of practice tool, question 30.[pathways.nice.org.uk] […] with handling everyday stress Impairment in personal hygiene Other early warning signs are more like the positive symptoms of psychosis, but are milder or more subtle.[cedarclinic.org] Consider a scan when psychosis is comorbid with: age 40 neurologic complaints (such as headache, numbness, vertigo, seizures) focal neurologic findings (such as weakness,[mdedge.com]

  • Dementia

    (By definition, dementia is not due to major depression or schizophrenia .) How Common Is Dementia? Dementia is reported in as many as 1% of adults age 60.[webmd.com] Personal care becomes a problem. Obvious signs of dementia include repetitious questioning, inadequate hygiene, and poor decision-making.[healthline.com] […] medications Tricyclic antidepressants, often used for nerve pain, such as amitriptyline (Elavil) Medications for overactive bladder, like oxybutynin (Ditropan) Medications for vertigo[caring.com]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    […] fraction of cases of epilepsy; it is thought by some to be caused by degeneration of neurons resulting from circulatory disturbances during seizures. dementia prae cox ( obs. ) schizophrenia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Three weeks prior to hospital admission, the patient had sudden onset of vertigo and severe disturbance of balance.[jamanetwork.com] Shield Federal Employee Program Received royalty from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for book editor; Received grant/research funds from National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia[medscape.com]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    […] brain-science/spect-image- gallery/spect-atlas/images-of- bipolar-disorder-and- schizophrenia/ – Images of Bipolar disorder and Schizophrenia thompson/projects.html – Current[bipolar1blog.com] An elder may neglect personal hygiene, such as taking care of their teeth and hair.[consumerdangers.com] […] after 1 week and in short-term memory, anxiety, emotional lability, fatigue, loss of appetite and vertigo after 4 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Insomnia Apathy and Agitation Elopement and Interference with Others References Introduction Epidemiology Challenges in Geriatric Psychiatry WorkUp Depression Bereavement Schizophrenia[books.google.com] […] overall appearance, including the patients level of consciousness, facial expression, level of anxiety or distress, positioning, and personal hygiene.[quizlet.com] , cervical vertigo, perilymph fistula, temporal bone fracture, and epileptic vertigo.[dizziness-and-balance.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Children aged 8 to 12 years (n 81) with upper respiratory tract infection were assessed with the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fortunately, most infections caused by streptococcal bacteria can be prevented or reduced in most cases by ensuring high standards of personal hygiene such as thorough handwashing[netdoctor.co.uk] (Radio-Canada) At that time he suffered severe anxiety, symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), vertigo, pain in his throat and ears, hallucinations and concentration[cbc.ca]

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