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Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 1999 Sep-Oct;10(5):339-41.

Neurochemistry and delirium.

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  • 1Moisio Hospital, Mikkeli, and Department of Psychiatry, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland.

Abstract

Acute confusional state or delirium is one of the most common organic brain syndromes especially in the elderly. It develops suddenly, within hours or days, and often during a period of hospitalization. In this paper we review the results of our studies on the neurochemistry of delirium.

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