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Anosognosia: Introduction

Anosognosia: A condition where a person suffering who is suffering from a disability resulting from a brain injury but is in denial of the fact that they are indeed suffering from a disability. For example a person who has become blind after a brain injury may still firmly believe that they can see. Schizophrenics may refuse treatment because they refuse to acknowledge that there is something wrong with them. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anosognosia is available below.

Symptoms of Anosognosia

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Anosognosia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Anosognosia?

Causes of Anosognosia

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Anosognosia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Anosognosia

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 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 more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild 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 more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by 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 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 more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as more »

Anosognosia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Anosognosia

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Anosognosia:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Anosognosia, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Anosognosia: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Anosognosia: Animations

Anosognosia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Anosognosia

  1. Anosognosia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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