delirium

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

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

[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

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

[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

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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Delirium

a state of altered awareness with agitation, hallucinations and confusion.
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delirium

Short term state of mental confusion, hallucinations or unconsciousness initiated by poisons, drugs, narcotics etc.
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DELIRIUM

a state of mental confusion, typically acute and rapid in onset that may be caused by factors including disease, drug use, or high fever.
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Delirium

disorder of consciousness in which the patient is bewildered, disoriented and restless. There may be
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Delirium

[Kings Island] Delirium is a Giant Frisbee ride located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio. Designed by HUSS Park Attractions, the ride opened to the public on April 12, 2003 as the largest Frisbee ride of its kind in the world. The other Giant Frisbee is maXair at Cedar Point that opened two years later in 2005. ==History== Throughout the 1990...
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Delirium

[group] Delirium is an Italian progressive rock musical group, best known for the song `Jesahel`. The group formed in 1969, with the name Sagittari and with a beat repertoire. The group changed his name after the entrance of Ivano Fossati that replaced the Sagittari singer Riccardo Anselmi, in the late 1970. Since their first single `Canto ...
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