Mental confusion

Category : My daily life

Simplified definition

A condition that causes incoherence of thought, loss of orientation and physical changes.

Source: Houria Aiouaz, for Alzheimer Foundation

Referenced definition

“A disruption of awareness marked by amazement, a lack of cognitive or behavioral clarity, and confusion for place, individual, and time.”

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

Context

“A person with mental confusion will think and act very differently from normal. The condition can be difficult and stressful for the person affected as well as their loved ones.”

Source: ASCO. Mental Confusion or Delirium. [Internet]. March 2020 [cited on Sept 7, 2022]. 

Note

  • Mental confusion involves several symptoms such as disorientation, hallucination, and poor concentration.

Synonym(s)

Delirium / Acute confusional state

Mental confusion : RELATED DEFINITIONS

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