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Glossary for Catatonia

Medical terms related to Catatonia or mentioned in this section include:

  • AIDS: A term given to HIV patients who have a low CD4 count (below 200) which means that they have low levels of a type of immune cell called T-cells. AIDS patients tend to develop opportunistic infections and cancers. Opportunistic infections are infections that would not normally affect a person with a healthy immune system. The HIV virus is a virus that attacks the body's immune system.
  • Acute stress disorder: An acute anxiety state
  • Addison's Disease: A rare progressive hormonal disorder characterized by insufficient production of certain hormones called adrenal corticosteroids.
  • Adrenal gland symptoms: Symptoms affecting the adrenal glands
  • Anorexia: This is known as a lack of or loss of appetite for food
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Bipolar disorder: Cycles of mania and depression; commonly called "manic-depression".
  • Bleeding symptoms: Any type of bleeding symptoms.
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain conditions: Medical conditions that affect the brain
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Brain tumor: A condition which is characterized by the abnormal growth of tissue within the brain
  • Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
  • Catatonic schizophrenia: Catatonic Schizophrenia means lessened muscle tone its symptoms are motor disturbances.
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Coma: Loss of consciousness for a long period
  • Conversion Disorder: A psychological condition where physical symptoms arise due to emotional dilemmas.
  • Delirium: Severe mental deterioration
  • Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Drug abuse: Drug use as a symptom of other conditions
  • Electrolyte imbalance: impairment in the level of electrolytes in the body
  • Emotional symptoms: Symptoms affecting the emotions.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Heat stroke: it is a life threatening condition. It is hyperthermia in an advanced state
  • Heatstroke: it is a life threatening condition. It is hyperthermia in an advanced state
  • Huntington's Disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Hysteria: hysteria describes a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses
  • Immune symptoms: Symptoms affecting the immune system
  • Level of consciousness symptoms: Symptoms related to consciousness such as coma or loss of consciousness.
  • Malaria: A parasitic disease transmitted through mosquito bites.
  • Malignant hyperthermia: A very rare genetic disorder where sufferers suffer episodes of adverse reactions when certain anesthetics or muscle relaxants are administered.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Mood disorders: Disorders that affect a persons mood
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurolept malignant syndrome:
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: A severe, potentially fatal reaction to antipsychotic drugs.
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Neurosyphilis: Syphilis affecting the nervous system.
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
  • Presenile dementia, Kraepelin type: A form of dementia that occurs prematurely and is inherited in a familial pattern.
  • Psychiatric symptom: Psychiatric mental health symptoms such as psychosis.
  • Schizophrenia: A psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought.
  • Schizophrenia 1: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 1 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 5q23-q35.
  • Schizophrenia 10: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 10 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 15q15.
  • Schizophrenia 11: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 11 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 10q22.3.
  • Schizophrenia 12: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 12 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 1p36.2.
  • Schizophrenia 13: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 13 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 15q13.
  • Schizophrenia 14: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 14 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 2q32.1.
  • Schizophrenia 2: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 2 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 11q14-q21.
  • Schizophrenia 3: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 3 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 6p23.
  • Schizophrenia 4: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 4 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 22q11.2.
  • Schizophrenia 5: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 5 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 6q13-q26.
  • Schizophrenia 6: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 6 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 8p21 and 8p22-p11.
  • Schizophrenia 7: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 7 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 13q32.
  • Schizophrenia 9: Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought. The exact cause is unknown but many experts believed that it is often the result of a genetic predisposition coupled with an environmental trigger. Type 9 is linked to a genetic defect on chromosome 1q42.1.
  • Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
  • Seizures -- intellectual deficit due to hydroxylysinuria: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, seizures and high levels of hydroxylysine in the urine.
  • Society problems: Difficulty interacting in society.
  • Status epilepticus: A condition which is characterized by a continuous series of generalized tonic clonic seizures
  • Stroke: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Strychnine poisoning: Excessive ingestion of strychnine.
  • Subarachnoid haemorrhage: A condition which is characterized by haemorrhage of blood into the subarachnoid space
  • Syncope: Loss or interruption of consciousness.
  • Tay Sachs Disease: A condition which is causes GM2 gangliosidosis
  • Tetanus: A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen to survive.
  • Tuberculosis: Bacterial infection causing nodules forming, most commonly in the lung.
  • Tuberous sclerosis: A rare genetic disorder characterized by harmartomatous skin nodules, seizures, phakomata and bone lesions.
  • Unconsciousness: A condition which is characterized by impaired consciousness
  • Wilson's Disease: Wilson disease, or hepatolenticular degeneration, is a neurodegenerative disease of copper metabolism.
  • Wilson's disease: Wilson disease, or hepatolenticular degeneration, is a neurodegenerative disease of copper metabolism.

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