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Delirium: Delirium Due to a General Medical Condition | Substance Intoxication Delirium | Substance Withdrawal Delirium | Delirium Due to Multiple Etiologies

  • BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: DSM-IV: Delirium - Although classified as a mental disorder because it involves fluctuating level of consciousness and pervasive impairment in mental, behavioral, and emotional functioning, this brain state, which is usually of acute onset and temporary duration, is probably always caused by physical disease, head trauma, or drug effect.

  • Delirium - Delirium is a state of mental confusion that develops quickly and usually fluctuates in intensity.

  • Delirium - Delirium Due to a General Medical Condition.

  • Deliriums Symptoms - The patient has a reduced level of consciousness and difficulty focusing, shifting or sustaining attention.

  • Psychiacomp - Delirium - DSM IV Diagnostic Criteria for Delirium

Due to a General Medical Condition

Substance Intoxication

  • Deliriums Symptoms - Delirium Due to Substance Intoxication. The patient has a reduced level of consciousness and difficulty focusing, shifting or sustaining attention.

  • Delirium, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine by Richard Robinson - Delirium is a state of mental confusion which develops quickly and usually fluctuates in intensity.

  • IPCS Intox, Delirium - An acute reversible alteration in cognitive function and / or behaviour that occurs as a direct toxic effect of a substance or secondary to some underlying medical condition.

Substance Withdrawal

Due to Multiple Etiologies

  • Deliriums Symptoms - Criteria for Delirium Due to Multiple Etiologies. The patient has a reduced level of consciousness and difficulty focusing, shifting or sustaining attention.

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