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151 Possible Causes for Writing Disturbance

  • Writer's Cramp

    Dana (1920) defined writers' cramp as "a chronic psychoneurosis characterised by spasmodic, tremulous, inco-ordinate or paralytic disturbance when the act of writing is attempted[pain-education.com] […] used in writing.[central-fixation.com] […] with it for the purpose of sparing the right, he argued that the disturbance must result from a morbid state of the brain centers which control the coördination of the muscles[central-fixation.com]

  • Depression

    The president was in his library, writing, and had left instructions that he was not to be disturbed.[theatlantic.com]

  • Developmental Disabilities

    This research examined how parenting adults with developmental disabilities affects parental well-being beyond midlife and into old age. Parents of adults with developmental disabilities ( n 249) and parents of adults without disabilities ( n 9,016), studied in their early 50s and mid-60s, were longitudinally tracked into[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    To describe the epidemiology and clinical features of Sydenham's chorea in the Aboriginal population of northern Australia a review was conducted of 158 episodes in 108 people: 106 were Aborigines, 79 were female, and the mean age was 10.9 years at first episode. Chorea occurred in 28% of cases of acute rheumatic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Encephalopathy

    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neurological disorder characterised by parieto-occipital vasogenic oedema seen on MRI. Infection and sepsis has been reported as a possible cause for this disorder.We present a 19-year-old immunocompetent Caucasian man with known type 1 diabetes mellitus who[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Huntington's Disease

    A predictive genetic test for Huntington's disease can be used before any symptoms are apparent, but there is only sparse knowledge about the long-term consequences of a positive test result. Such knowledge is important in order to gain a deeper understanding of families' experiences. The aim of the study was[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Schizophrenia

    Significant inconsistencies exist in findings on association of bio-elements (BE) concentrations and schizophrenia. Hypothesis of this research was that different concentrations of BE are associated with different psychopathological schizophrenia symptoms. This cross-sectional study was performed from 2014 to 2016[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Posterior Cortical Atrophy

    Special emphasis is made on her reading and writing disturbances, because their prevalence and range of individual variability have not been established in pCA.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient could not write a coherent the letter even though she was well educated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This patient's disorder is considered in the context of previous reports on the array of cognitive disturbances associated with posterior cortical atrophy (pCA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vision Disorder

    Primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) is a common cause of irreversible blindness. The variable etiology of POAG poses significant challenges for treatment and rehabilitation. We analyzed a large POAG patient cohort during treatment to reveal possible causes of vision disorder, assess vision-related quality of life[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Previous research in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has indicated performance decrements in working memory (WM) and response inhibition. However, underlying neural mechanisms of WM deficits are not well understood to date, and empirical evidence for a proposed conceptual link to inhibition deficits[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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