delirium

Type: Term Pronunciation: dĕ-lir′ē-ŭm, dĕ-lir′ē-ă Definitions: 1. An altered state of consciousness, consisting of confusion, distractibility, disorientation, disordered thinking and memory, defective perception (illusions and hallucinations), prominent hyperactivity, agitation, and autonomic nervous system
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Delirium

[Cooper novel] Delirium is a 1998 novel by Douglas Anthony Cooper and is the second entry in his Izzy Darlow series. The book was released by Hyperion in February of 1998, and the Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada noted that it was `the first novel by an established author that was serialized on the Internet (Cooper began serializing the
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Delirium

[Restrepo novel] Delirium is a novel by Colombian author Laura Restrepo. With this book, Restrepo won the prestigious Premio Alfaguara de Novela in 2004. Natasha Wimmer`s English translation was published in 2007. ==Plot summary== Plot overview Delirium opens when its main protagonist, an ex-English professor turned traveling Purina salesma
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Delirium

[1987 film] Delirium (Italian: Le foto di Gioia; also known as Delirium: Photo of Gioia) is a 1987 Italian giallo film directed by Lamberto Bava and starring Serena Grandi and Daria Nicolodi. == Plot == A former prostitute is in charge of a successful men`s magazine. An obsessed admirer systematically slaughters her models (which also incre
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delirium

[n] - a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
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Delirium

Delirium: A sudden state of severe confusion and rapid changes in brain function, sometimes associated with hallucinations and hyperactivity, in which the patient is inaccessible to normal contact. Symptoms may include inability to concentrate and disorganized thinking evidenced by rambling, irrelevant, or incoherent speech. There may be a reduced
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Delirium

An acute organic brain syndrome secondary to physical causes in which consciousness is affected and disorientation results often associated with illusions, visual hallucinations and persecutory ideation.
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Delirium

De·lir'i·um noun [ Latin , from delirare to rave, to wander in mind, prop., to go out of the furrow in plowing; de- + lira furrow, track; perhaps akin to German geleise track, rut, and English last to endure.] 1. (Medicine) A state in which the thoug
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delirium

<neurology, psychiatry> An acute, reversible organic mental disorder characterised by reduced ability to maintain attention to external stimuli and disorganised thinking as manifested by rambling, irrelevant or incoherent speech. ... There are also a reduced level of consciousness, sensory misperceptions, disturbance of the sleep wakefulness
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delirium

noun a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
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delirium

(de·lir·i·um) (dĕ-lēr´e-um) pl. deli´ria a mental disturbance of relatively short duration usually reflecting a toxic state, marked by illusions, hallucinations, delusions, excitement, restlessness, impaired memory, and incoherence. alcohol withdrawal delirium ...
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Delirium

• (n.) Strong excitement; wild enthusiasm; madness. • (n.) A state in which the thoughts, expressions, and actions are wild, irregular, and incoherent; mental aberration; a roving or wandering of the mind, -- usually dependent on a fever or some other disease, and so distinguished from mania, or madness.
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delirium

a mental disturbance marked by disorientation and confused thinking in which the patient incorrectly comprehends his surroundings. The delirious ... [3 related articles]
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delirium

(de- + L. lira furrow or track; i.e., 'off the track') (DSM III-R) an acute, reversible organic mental disorder characterized by reduced ability to maintain attention to external stimuli and disorganized thinking as manifested by rambling, irrelevant, or incoherent speech; there are also a reduced level of consciousness, sensory misperceptions, dis
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delirium

delirium (s), deliria (pl) 1. Usually a brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations. 2. A state of violent mental agitation marked by extreme restlessness, confusion, and sometimes hallucinations; which may be caused by fever, poisoning, or brain injury. 3. A temporary state of mental confusion, fluctua...
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Delirium

[Wrathchild album] Delirium is an album by Wrathchild, released in 1989. It marks the final appearances of Rocky Shades and Lance Rocket. ==Track listing== ==Band members== ...
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delirium

  1. state of violent mental agitation
  2. a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

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delirium

In medicine, a state of acute confusion in which the subject is incoherent, frenzied, and out of touch with reality. It is often accompanied by delusions or hallucinations. Delirium may occur in feverish illness, some forms of mental illness, brain disease, and as a result of drug or alcohol intoxication. In chronic alcoholism, attacks of delirium
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Delirium

A condition including severe confusion, disorganized thinking, disorientation and restlessness. Delirium may be caused by physical agents such as infections, toxic substances, metabolic disorders or strokes. Delirium Tremens, "the trembling delirium" is a type of delirium that affects people on alcohol withdrawal after a long period of heavy drinki
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delirium

A mental state in which a person is confused, disoriented, and not able to think or remember clearly. The person may also be agitated and have hallucinations, and extreme excitement.
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Delirium

[Capercaillie album] Delirium is the fourth studio album by folk rock band Capercaillie released in 1991 by Survival Records. It was issued in North America by Valley Entertainment in 2002. ==Track listing== ==Credits== ===Capercaillie=== ===Guest musicians=== ...
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Delirium

[disambiguation] Delirium is a common and severe neuropsychiatric syndrome. Delirium may also refer to: == Film and literature == == Music == == Other == ...
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Delirium

[Cirque du Soleil] Delirium was a touring multimedia stage show by Cirque du Soleil featuring live music, video projections, and performances by acrobats and other circus performers. The production featured remixes of existing Cirque du Soleil music. The show premiered on January 26, 2006 and had its final performance in London, England on
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Delirium

[Sedes album] Delirium is the sixth album of Polish punk rock band Sedes ==Track listing== ==Personnel== ...
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Delirium

Delirium, or acute confusional state, is a syndrome that presents in two basic forms. In its hyperactive form, it is manifested as severe confusion and disorientation, developing with relatively rapid onset and fluctuating in intensity. In its hypoactive form, it is manifested by an equally sudden withdrawal from interaction with the outside world
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