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Diogenes syndrome

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

  • Self-neglect
  • Lack of self-consciousness about personal habits
  • Untidiness
  • Hoarding of rubbish
  • Aloofness
  • more symptoms...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Diogenes syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Diogenes syndrome

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Diogenes syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Diogenes syndrome

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Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar 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 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 more »

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

Diogenes syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Diogenes syndrome: Rare Types

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Diogenes syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Diogenes syndrome

  1. Diogenes syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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