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Delirium Disorder

Delirium

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Definition
Delirium Types



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Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )


Definition

Cognitive impairment in the areas of consciousness, memory, motor coordination, perception, orientation, speech, and thought. This is an acute state of mental confusion, involving disorientation, and the inability to focus on information or surroundings. Delirium Tremens or DTs, is an acute physical reaction in alcoholics when they are deprived of alcohol. Symptoms include, cardiac problems, disoriented behavior, hallucinations, and fever.


Delirium Types

Delirium Due to a General Medical Conditions
Delirium Due to Multiple Etiologies
Delirium not Otherwise Specified ( NOS )
Substance-Induced Persisting Delirium


Treatment ( Psychotherapy )

Adlerian Therapy
Behavior Therapy
Existential Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Person-centered Therapy
Psychoanalytic
Rational-emotive Therapy
Reality Therapy
Transactional Analysis


Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )


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