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Organic Brain Syndrome symptoms
Organic Brain Syndrome

Symptoms could include:

  • Dementia is a condition that affects the brain. A person with dementia displays diminished mental capabilities. These can include problems with memory, speaking and understanding speech (aphasia), planning, and performing other complex behaviors. ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and forms of dementia increases as you age. Read our tips for preventing the onset of these conditions.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs due to brain damage in one or more areas that control language. It can interfere with your verbal communication, written communication, or both. It can cause problems with your ability to:
    Source:HLCMS
  • Apathy is a lack of interest in life activities and/or interacting with others. It can affect your ability to keep a job, maintain personal relationships, and enjoy life.

    Everybody experiences apathy from time to time. You may occasion...

    Source:HLCMS
  • Decreased consciousness can affect your ability to remain awake, aware, and oriented. Learn about the symptoms that can be a sign of decreased consciousness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aggressive behavior is behavior that causes physical or emotional harm to others, or threatens to. It can range from verbal abuse to the destruction of a victim
    Source:HLCMS
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Everyone occasionally experiences forgetfulness. Mild memory loss tends to increase with age and is generally no cause for concern. But progressive memory loss due to illnesses like Alzheimer's disease can be serious.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aimless movements can be a symptom of a primary or secondary movement disorder, side effect of a medication, psychiatric disturbance or dementia. Aimless or purposeless movement is therefore a significant symptom requiring evaluation by a physician to determine the origin of the problem.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • A comedone is a bump in the skin caused by dead skin cells and oils collecting in the opening to the skin follicle. It is associated with mild acne, usually on the face, but can also appear on other parts of the body.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Also known as somnambulism, sleepwalking is a condition where a person walks or moves around as if they are awake, when they are actually asleep. Sleepwalkers may perform a variety of activities while asleep, including getting dressed, going to th...
    Source:HLCMS
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