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Organic Mental Disorders

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A 32-year-old man is admitted to the hospital after he is hit by a car and breaks his femur. Three days into his hospital stay, he tells the nurse that he is repeatedly hearing the voice of his mother telling him to protect himself from danger. He also notes that he sees movement out of the corners of his eyes. He states that these things have never happened to him previously. His vital signs are BP, 160/92; respirations, 12 breaths per minute; pulse, 110 beats per minute; and temperature, 38ーC (100.4ーF). Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis for this patient? (AIIMS Nov 2009)



A Delirium tremens

B Brief psychotic disorder

C Schizophrenia

D Schizophreniform disorder

Ans. A Delirium tremens

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