Causes of Confusion

Causes of confusion range from simple causes (e.g. alcohol intoxication) to very serious brain disorders that cause dementia and progressive decline.

Brain Disorders: Causes of confusion due to brain dysfunction include:

Non-Brain Disorders: Various other disorders may lead to confusion:

Substance-related causes of confusion include:

Nutritional deficiency causes of confusion include:

Other symptoms that can be similar to “confusion” include:



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