Euphoria

Domain : Symptoms

Category : My daily life

Simplified definition

Extreme and unexplained state of happiness and excitement.

Source: Houria Aiouaz, for Alzheimer Foundation

Referenced definition

“Euphoria is an elevated state of mood and happiness not reflecting the reality of the situation.”

Source: Psychology Dictionary. Euphoria. [Internet]. [cited on Sept 7, 2022]. 

Note

  • In this context, the word “euphoria” does not refer to the happiness and excitement that we may feel after a victory or when we learn very good news, but is rather associated with diseases affecting the brain.
  • A person with AD may laugh at very basic things or in an inappropriate context.

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