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Apathy

... apathy , a sense of not caring listlessness severe ... of intellectual faculties resulting in apathy , confusion , and stupor. In the 17th cent. the ... function ( hypothyroidism ) can result in apathy , depression or dementia . Hypoglycemia , a ...

Dementia

... mind], progressive deterioration of intellectual faculties resulting in apathy , confusion , and stupor. In the 17th cent. DEMENTIA - A slowing of ... may progress to severe dementia No observable mood (flat affect) apathy Withdrawn behavior Impaired memory ... Dementia A loss of mental ...

Addiction

... Physical addiction can be life-threatening, especially during rapid withdrawal. Drowsiness . Low blood pressure . A general lack of interest ( apathy ). Dizziness . Forgetfulness. Weight gain . addiction Strong dependence or habitual use of a substance or practice, despite the negative ...

Agitation

... child may be completely unable to speak. - Labor ed and rapid breathing , often noisy ... temper, agitation loss of interest in activities, apathy reduced pleasure in daily activities inability to enjoy activities which used to be sources of pleasure change in appetite , usually a loss of ...

Confusion

... polyneuropathy acute intermittent porphyria ... =being out of the mind], progressive deterioration of intellectual faculties resulting in apathy , confusion , and stupor. In the 17th cent. the term was synonymous with insanity, and the term dementia praecox was used in the 19th cent. ...

Delusion

... to control agitation and perceptual or delusion al disturbance. It causes hallucinations , delusion s and disorganized thoughts along with apathy and other less common symptoms. Schizophrenia which usually develops during adolescence or early adulthood produces significant social and ...

Disorientation

... The most common side effects of benzodiazepines are secondary to their CNS effects and include sedation and sleepiness; depression ; lethargy ; apathy ; fatigue ; hypoactivity; lightheadedness; memory impairment; disorientation ; anterograde amnesia ; ... There can also be disorientation , ...

Drooling

... or drooling Loss of memory Vertigo (spinning sensation) Loss of balance or coordination Personality changes Mood changes ( depression , apathy ) Drowsiness , lethargy , or loss of consciousness ... Anticholinergics may decrease tremor . They also may reduce secondary symptoms, such ...

Drowsiness

... as long as the patient doesn't drive, operate machinery, or other tasks that require alertness while taking the drugs. Early signs are vague: apathy (indifference), lethargy ( drowsiness ) and irritability . Benadryl can cause some drowsiness , so use it with caution. A unique feature of ...

Dysarthria

... than the physical impairments of CP, although not all children with CP are affected by other problems. and sleepiness; depression ; lethargy ; apathy ; fatigue ; hypoactivity; lightheadedness; memory impairment; disorientation ; anterograde amnesia ; restlessness; confusion ; crying or ...

Fatty liver

... liver injury or fatty liver . Other symptoms include severe diarrhea , enlarged fatty liver , atrophy of muscle s and glands , mental apathy , and generally retarded development. Kwashiorkor is treated by adding protein s to the diet , usually in the form of dried milk . ...

Hallucination

... details of the seizures , which generally last several minutes. It causes hallucination s , delusion s and disorganized thoughts along with apathy and other less common symptoms. Schizophrenia which usually develops during adolescence or early adulthood produces significant social and ...

Hallucinations

... details of the seizures , which generally last several minutes. It causes hallucinations , delusion s and disorganized thoughts along with apathy and other less common symptoms. Schizophrenia which usually develops during adolescence or early adulthood produces significant social and ...

Insidious

... The onset is insidious and inexorably progressive; no treatment is known. Psychiatric disturbances range from personality changes involving apathy and irritability to manic depressive or schizophreniform illness. The bald eagle is making a comeback following near extinction from the ...

Lethargy

... The most common side effects of benzodiazepines are secondary to their CNS effects and include sedation and sleepiness; depression ; lethargy ; apathy ; fatigue ; hypoactivity; lightheadedness; memory impairment; disorientation ; anterograde amnesia ; ... Fatigue and lethargy are also ...

Moles

... Any damage to a tissue . Marks, spots, moles or other problems of the skin . lethargy A lack of energy; sluggishness, dullness or apathy . a. Fair skin b. Having a relative with skin cancer c. Numerous moles d. All of the above ... The cause of hydatidiform mole is ...

Psychosis

... she has recovered, but she can continue to be severely depressed and ill even after brief periods of seeming well. Mental deterioration, such as apathy , confusion , and psychosis . Extreme weakness and fatigue that progress to loss of consciousness ( coma ). These drugs help people with ...

Sex-linked recessive

... . Autosomally inherited disease s are inherited through the non-sex chromosomes (autosomes), pairs 1 through 22. Sex-Linked Recessive Sexual apathy (Inhibited Sexual Desire) Sexual Aversion (Inhibited Sexual Desire) Sexual Dysfunction - Female (Female Sexual Dysfunction) Sexual Dysfunction - ...

Syncope

... ) - A form of syncope ( fainting ) that occurs as a part of a normal physiologic response to stress (often emotional stress ). lethargy ; apathy ; fatigue ; hypoactivity; lightheadedness; memory impairment; disorientation ; anterograde amnesia ; restlessness; confusion ; crying or ...
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