Mental disorders when encephalitis

Mental disorders can occur simultaneously with neurological and somatic symptoms, to precede the appearance of a typical neurological symptoms characteristic of this form of encephalitis, to develop in a remote, belehradska period of apparent recovery.
Acute encephalitis occur mainly syndromes stupor and change the consciousness. Dizziness is developing in the early days, sometimes in the early hours of encephalitis. Rapid increase its depth involving motor excitation,is unfavorable prognostic regard to sign.
Observed delirium may occur on the background of fear, anxiety, rarely, euphoria. Usually delirium lasts several days, in rare cases is delayed for a longer time. The short duration of delirium is a good prognostic sign. The transition of delirium in amantino state, the emergence of meningeal symptoms - an indicator of a more severe course, as the cases that begin amantini syndrome.
Syndrome of acute delirium occurs when overhasty forms of encephalitis occurs with deep confused, peaking sometimes within a few hours. Extreme motor anxiety is replaced by a state of fear, anxiety. There are impulsive actions, spasmodic phenomena. Excitement turns to collapse, which may be preceded by a brief clarification of consciousness. With the collapse should coma. Death comes in the first days of the disease. Hallucinatory-delusional state usually occur on the background of organic symptoms of Central nervous system, fever.
There are all kinds of hallucinations. For tick-borne encephalitis is characterized parestesia with typical for this disease localization (neck, the proximal parts of the limbs). Crazy ideas only spotty, diverse in contents.
Change of the emotional sphere and attraction frequently observed in chronic phase and much less acute.
Mental disorders in protracted and chronic course of encephalitis is characterized by the predominant disorders of mood, character, intellect. They can occur after apparent recovery. In some cases develop severe asthenia, involving violations of intellectual activity, producing the impression of dementia, which take place as the disappearance of asthenia.