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Mental changes: Any change to ones personality due to mental illness. See detailed information below for a list of 34 causes of Mental changes, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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...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 due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or ...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...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...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 symptoms of...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
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Symptoms related to Mental changes:
Forgetfulness (342 causes), Concentration difficulty (365 causes), Impaired thinking (21 causes), Drug overdose, Dementia (394 causes), Frontal lobe dementia, Amnesia (45 causes), Temporal lobe injury, Chronic depression, Alzheimer's disease (2 causes), Huntington's disease (2 causes), Parkinson's disease, Stress related activities, Traumatic brain injury, Cytotoxic drugs, Chemotherapy, Fugue states, Disassociative identity disorder, TIA (10 causes), alcohol abuse (13 causes), loss of consciousness (2084 causes), memory loss (142 causes), altered level of consciousness, pupillary changes (26 causes), hyperventilation (92 causes), papillodema
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