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Progressive mental deterioration: decreasing mental acuity. See detailed information below for a list of 65 causes of Progressive mental deterioration, 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 was...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 remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked throughout childhood. There...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...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...read more »
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Head injury (3 causes), Subdural hematoma (5 causes), Extradural hematoma, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Subarachnoid hemorrhage (20 causes), Brain neoplasms, Vasovagal attack, Arrhythmias (172 causes), Carotid artery stenosis (5 causes), Pain attack, Hypoglycaemia
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