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17 possible causes of "Personality change"
Symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Unable to think clearly
  • Incoherent speech
  • Aimless movement
  • Personality change
  • Euphoric mood
1. Delirium
Delirium is an abrupt change in the brain that causes mental confusion and emotional disruption. It makes it difficult to think, remember, sleep, pay attention, and more. You might experience the condition durin...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Agnosia
  • Hot flashes
  • Personality change
  • Severe headache
  • Confabulation
  • Fracture of facial bone
2. Head Injury
Injuries to your brain, skull, or scalp are all types of head injury. A head injury may be mild or severe depending on what caused it. Some injuries produce bleeding within your skull. Others cause damage on the outsid...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Aphasia
  • Perception disturbance
  • Unable to write
  • Hostility
  • Personality change
  • Frequent falls
3. Dementia Overview
Dementia is a loss of brain function caused by certain diseases. Alzheimer's, Lewy Body & vascular dementia - symptoms of short term memory loss & cognitive impairment
Symptoms:
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • Impaired judgement
  • Perception disturbance
  • Impulsivity
  • Personality change
  • Poor short-term memory
4. What is Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, is a progressive brain disorder. Learn about the causes, signs and research being done about AD.
Symptoms:
  • Blindness
  • Dementia
  • Clubfoot
  • Personality change
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Limited range of motion
5. Stroke Overview
A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Absence of taste
  • Blurred vision
  • Impaired sensation
  • Personality change
  • Aggression
6. Adult Brain Tumor
A brain tumor is a collection of abnormal cells in the brain. Brain tumors can be either malignant (cancerous) or benign (unlikely to spread). However, there is a limited amount of space in the skull. Therefore, an...
Symptoms:
  • Chorea
  • Unable to speak
  • Writhing movements
  • Unable to stand
  • Personality change
  • Diplopia
7. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Mad Cow Disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is an infectious disease that causes the brain to degenerate. The hallmark of this brain disease is an inability to think clearly and take care of oneself. Over time, the disease cause...
Symptoms:
  • Aphasia
  • Headache
  • Hard to awaken
  • Personality change
  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
8. Primary Cerebral Lymphoma
Primary cerebral lymphoma is also known as brain lymphoma or central nervous system lymphoma. The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system. Cells called lymphocytes are part of the lymph system and ca...
Symptoms:
  • No menstrual period
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Personality change
  • Excessive hair growth
9. Pituitary Cancer
The pituitary gland is a very small gland of major importance to the functioning of the human body. It is located directly behind the eyes and below the front of the brain. It is about the size of a pea. Despite it...
Symptoms:
  • Moist skin
  • Stopped breathing
  • Hallucinations
  • Personality change
  • Stops breathing
  • Dilated pupils
10. Epilepsy Overview
The types of epilepsy include Juvenile Myoclonic, Benign Rolandic, Reflex, West Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Landau-Kleffner and Rasmussen's Encephalitis Epilepsy.

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