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Delirium

Introduction: Delirium

Description of Delirium

Delirium (medical condition): Severe state of mental confusion...more »

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Delirium: state of violent mental agitation.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Delirium: disorder characterized by confusion, inattentiveness, disorientation, illusions, hallucinations, agitation and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity; may result from toxic or metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions; condition may also be acute and reversible.
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Delirium: disorder characterized by confusion, inattentiveness, disorientation, illusions, hallucinations, agitation and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity; may result from toxic or metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions; condition may also be acute and reversible.
Source: CRISP

Delirium: A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2).
Source: MeSH 2007

Delirium: Related Topics

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Delirium as a Disease

Delirium (medical condition): See Delirium (disease information).
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Delirium: Related Diseases

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Delirium as a Symptom

Delirium (symptom): Severe mental deterioration...more »

Delirium (symptom): A person with delirium has little in the way of rational consciousness. There is no ability to carry on a conversation ... more

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Delirium: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Delirium

Source - MeSH 2007

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Other terms that may be related to Delirium:

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The description of Delirium may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Delirium

The following list attempts to classify Delirium into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • mania,manic disorder
  • affective disorder,emotional disorder,emotional disturbance,major affective disorder
  • disturbance,folie,mental disorder,mental disturbance,psychological disorder
  • disorder,upset
  • condition,status
  • state

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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