DELIRIUM PADA PASIEN RAWAT INAP DENGAN SKIZOFRENIA: SEBUAH LAPORAN KASUS
AbstractDelirium is psychiatric disorder characterized by conciousness state impairment,
disorientation, and affective alteration, including cognitive and non-cognitive deficite, and
developed in acute onset. Delirium stand in organic mental disorder group, which has many
similarity of signs and symptoms with psycotic mental disorder as schizophrenia. Delirium,
particularly that is not related with alcohol and drug abuse, frequently found in elderly. Some
cases of delirium among inpatient psychiatric patients have been reported, but just few further
studies have been held on those cases. This case report try to deliver a case of delirium in a
65 y.o. inpatient paranoid type schizophrenia. This patient showed sign of severe
disorientation during his treatment. In psychiatric assesment, stated male patient with
inappropriate appearance, contact avoidance, decrease of conciousness, and severe
disorientation. Mood/affect found irritable/appropriate. Patient experienced delution and
hallucination. He suspected with undetected dementia as underlying disease.
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DWI PRADNYAWATI, Made Ayu; RATEP, Nyoman; WESTA, Wayan. DELIRIUM PADA PASIEN RAWAT INAP DENGAN SKIZOFRENIA: SEBUAH LAPORAN KASUS. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], aug. 2014. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/9630>. Date accessed: 27 oct. 2021.
Delirium, inpatient, dementia
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