Confusion

By Renée Grinnell

A loss of logical orientation, and often of memory as well, due to a lack of normal brain function caused by injury or age.

Example: You approach the elderly patient with your stethoscope and she withdraws in horror, yelling, “No more enemas! Get away!”


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 7 Oct 2008

 

 
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