A state in which the thoughts, expressions, and actions are wild, irregular, and incoherent; mental aberration; a roving or wandering of the mind, -- usually dependent on a fever or some other disease, and so distinguished from mania, or madness.
Strong excitement; wild enthusiasm; madness.
An abnormal mental state characterized by excitement and hallucinations.
An temporary state of confusion, often linked with other illness such as infection search for Delirium
A temporary condition with rapid onset consisting of cognitive dysfunction, different from dementia in its time course.
a reaction of extreme excitement or confusion to such things as infection, medication, or malnutrition.
a mental disturbance associated by hallucinations and incoherence.
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mental confusion which is usually temporary; disordered speech and hallucinations are often present.
A state of confusion often associated with hallucinations and hyperactivity, in which the patient is inaccessible to normal contact.
Also known as acute confusional state and acute brain syndrome. An alteration of mental status that can usually be reversed with medical treatment.
A brief, reversible mental disturbance characterized by delusions, hallucinations, emotional excitement, physical restlessness and incoherence. Delirium can be caused by infections, head injury, decreased blood supply to the brain, medications and psychotic disorders.
Temporary mental disturbance accompanied by hallucinations, agitation and incoherence.
a transient disorder of abnormal cognition (perception, thinking or memory) and disordered attention, accompanied by disturbance of sleep-wake cycles and psychomotor behavior; also called acute confusional state (ACS)
rapid-onset confusion, impaired consciousness, perception, memory, brought on by disturbed brain metabolism.
A state of great mental confusion in which consciousness is clouded, attention cannot be sustained, and the stream of thought and speech is incoherent. The person is probably disoriented, emotionally erratic, restless or lethargic, and often has illusions, delusions, and hallucinations.
A disturbance of the brain function that causes confusion and changes in alertness, attention, thinking and reasoning, memory, emotions, sleeping patterns and coordination. These symptoms may start suddenly, are due to some type of medical problem, and they may get worse or better multiple times.
A disorder of mental processes accompanying organic brain disease. It may include illusions, hallucinations or extreme excitement.
A mental state characterized by disorientation and confusion. Anxiety, illusions, or hallucinations may also be present, e.g., the delirium of fever, delirium tremens, etc.
state of violent mental agitation
a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
a dysfunction of the brain that is only temporary and can be reversed
an organic mental syndrome that is acute or short term
A temporary state of confusion sometimes accompanied by slurring of speech and hallucination.
A state of mental confusion often associated with a high fever.
A condition in which changes in cognition, including a disturbance in consciousness, occur over a relatively short period of time.
(a.k.a. acute confusional state) - a syndrome due to brain disturbance and characterised by impairment of consciousness. The mood is commonly one of terror and bewilderment, accompanied by transient delusions and hallucinatory experiences. Afterwards there is more or less complete amnesia for external events which occurred during the period of illness.
a state of mental confusion, typically acute and rapid in onset; that may be caused by factors including disease, drug use and high fever.
An acute, reversible organic mental disorder characterized by reduced ability to maintain attention to external stimuli and disorganized thinking as manifested by rambling, irrelevant or incoherent speech.
An abrupt onset confusion with fluctuating severity. Delirium is caused by inappropriate medications, infections, unrecognized medical problems and general anesthetics. Delirium is present in 3% of nursing home patients and 15% of elderly hospital patients.
the state of fear, confusion and restlessness, caused by horrible hallucination. Delirium is quite typical for the peak point of the alcoholic abstinent syndrome; it may also be caused substances called deliriants
A state of mental confusion, characterized by disordered speech and often accompanied by hallucinations.
A condition including severe confusion, disorganized thinking, disorientation and restlessness. Delirium may be caused by physical agents such as infections, toxic substances, metabolic disorders or strokes. Delirium Tremens, "the trembling delirium" is a type of delirium that affects people on alcohol withdrawal after a long period of heavy drinking. Its main symptoms are uncontrollable trembling along with the symptoms mentioned above.
(deh-LEER-ee-um) A mental state in which a person is confused, disoriented, and not able to think or remember clearly. The person may also be agitated and have hallucinations, and extreme excitement.
confused state. Associated with someone being agitated, heightened hyperactivity. Disorganised thinking and difficulty keeping attention. Short lived state and can be the side effects of medication.
A mental disturbance characterized by confusion, disordered speech and hallucinations.
Temporary speech disorder.
Rapid but temporary deterioration of cognitive functions.
Delirium is a medical term used to describe an acute (i.e. relatively recent) decline in attention-focus, perception, and cognition. Because it represents a change in cognitive function, the diagnosis cannot be made without knowledge of the affected person's baseline level of cognitive function.