Diogenes syndrome: Introduction
Diogenes syndrome: A rare condition where a person (usually an elderly person) fails to look after there personal cleanliness and hygiene. They tend to be untidy and hoard rubbish.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Diogenes syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Diogenes syndrome
- Lack of self-consciousness about personal habits
- Hoarding of rubbish
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Diogenes syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Diogenes syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Diogenes syndrome?
Diogenes syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Diogenes syndrome
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Diogenes syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Diogenes syndrome
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or ...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of...read more »
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Diogenes syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Diogenes syndrome
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Diogenes syndrome: Rare Types
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Diogenes syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Diogenes syndrome
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