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.
A brief, reversible mental disturbance characterized by delusions, hallucinations, emotional excitement, physical restlessness and incoherence. Delirium can be caused by infections, head injury, decreased blood supply to the brain, medications and psychotic disorders.
a transient disorder of abnormal cognition (perception, thinking or memory) and disordered attention, accompanied by disturbance of sleep-wake cycles and psychomotor behavior; also called acute confusional state (ACS)
A state of great mental confusion in which consciousness is clouded, attention cannot be sustained, and the stream of thought and speech is incoherent. The person is probably disoriented, emotionally erratic, restless or lethargic, and often has illusions, delusions, and hallucinations.
A disturbance of the brain function that causes confusion and changes in alertness, attention, thinking and reasoning, memory, emotions, sleeping patterns and coordination. These symptoms may start suddenly, are due to some type of medical problem, and they may get worse or better multiple times.
(a.k.a. acute confusional state) - a syndrome due to brain disturbance and characterised by impairment of consciousness. The mood is commonly one of terror and bewilderment, accompanied by transient delusions and hallucinatory experiences. Afterwards there is more or less complete amnesia for external events which occurred during the period of illness.
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.
An abrupt onset confusion with fluctuating severity. Delirium is caused by inappropriate medications, infections, unrecognized medical problems and general anesthetics. Delirium is present in 3% of nursing home patients and 15% of elderly hospital patients.
the state of fear, confusion and restlessness, caused by horrible hallucination. Delirium is quite typical for the peak point of the alcoholic abstinent syndrome; it may also be caused substances called deliriants
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 drinking. Its main symptoms are uncontrollable trembling along with the symptoms mentioned above.
Delirium is a medical term used to describe an acute (i.e. relatively recent) decline in attention-focus, perception, and cognition. Because it represents a change in cognitive function, the diagnosis cannot be made without knowledge of the affected person's baseline level of cognitive function.
DeLiRiuM is a 32-bit "toy" exo/micro-kernel hybrid operating system, with the aim of developing and testing unconventional interfaces between OS and userspace. It aims to move away from a POSIX.1-like interface, without sacrificing modern OS features. Development currently targets IA32 and UNIX userspace.
Delirium is a Cirque du Soleil live music event. Contrary to the traditional Cirque show that plays over multiple weeks in a city at a time under their trademark Big Top tent or in a Theater used only by Cirque du Soleil, this is a multimedia/theatrical production that features remixes of existing Cirque music and reinterpretations of performances.