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Abnormal thinking: Abnormal thinking is any type of thought process that is considered deviant or outside of what is expected, usual, understandable, or typical. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Abnormal thinking, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Medical Conditions associated with Abnormal thinking:
Mental problems (3121 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Memory symptoms (523 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Cognitive symptoms (3664 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Psychiatric symptom (971 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Abnormal thinking:
Paranoia (115 causes), Delusions (176 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Mental symptoms (3121 causes), Schizophrenia, Depression (629 causes), Mental retardation (2098 causes), Autism, Tourette syndrome, Cerebral palsy, Personality disorder (2 causes), Bipolar disorder, Mania (102 causes)
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