Psychiatric disorders such as psychotic disorders (schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder, brief psychotic disorder), mood disorders (bipolar disorder and depression), and substance-related disorders (amphetamines, cocaine, alcohol, cannabis, and hallucinogen)
Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Huntington’s disease, and multiple sclerosis
Other central nervous system disorders including brain tumors, particularly temporal lobe and deep hemispheric tumors, epilepsy, subdural hematomas, anoxic brain injuries, and...
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