Symptoms of Confusion

Confusion may range from mild to severe. A person who is confused may: Be unable to express his or her thoughts clearly. Have trouble solving problems and performing simple tasks. Express firmly held but false beliefs (delusions). See, hear, feel, smell, or taste things that are not really there (hallucinations or…

Symptoms of Confusion

Symptoms of Confusion

Confusion may range from mild to severe. A person who is confused may:

  • Be unable to express his or her thoughts clearly.
  • Have trouble solving problems and performing simple tasks.
  • Express firmly held but false beliefs (delusions).
  • See, hear, feel, smell, or taste things that are not really there (hallucinations or illusions).
  • Believe that others want to harm him or her (paranoia).

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

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