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a. The act of confusing or the state of being confused: Backstage confusion made the rehearsal difficult.
b. An instance of being confused: "After his awakening to Chicano identity, he briefly mastered his inner confusions and found an articulate voice" (David C. Unger).
2. Psychology A mental state involving impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person.

con·fu′sion·al adj.
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The adverse reactions which most often led to permanent discontinuation of CRESEMBA therapy during the clinical trials were: confusional state (0.
A 19-year-old man was brought to the hospital by his mother in an acute confusional state after being found lying on the floor and responding slowly to verbal and tactile stimuli.
Sleep-stealer: Muddled brain Cause: Confusional arousal This is when something wakes us from deep sleep and we can't remember where we are.
Sleep-stealer: Muddled brain Cause: Confusional arousal/night terrors This is when something wakes us from deep sleep and we can't remember where we are.
Confusion may manifest as a disruption of the patient's mental state, ranging from aggression (if associated with delirium tremens) to apathy and perceptual disturbance, to a global confusional state resulting in stupor and coma.
Polysomnography indicated no significant sleep-disordered breathing or limb movements but did reveal episodes during non-REM sleep consistent with confusional arousal.
A foggy, disoriented state, also called confusional arousal, that occurs when the body beats the brain out of bed.
Toxic and metabolic encephalopathies may range in severity from the acute confusional state to frank coma," McCoyd added.
Staring spells and confusional states are manifestations of either an Absence or Complex Partial seizure.
Without screening (excluding HAND sufferers presenting to hospital with confusional states/psychosis), many patients with gradual neurodegenerative changes are undiagnosed due to infrequent self-reporting of functional impairment/ decline
TEAEs leading to discontinuation of[greater than or equal to]2% of elderly patients were dizziness (4/95 [4%]), headache (2/95 [2%]), somnolence (2/95 [2%]) and confusional state (2/95 [2%]).
Steinert and Froscher (1995) reported that directed aggression has been reported to occur significantly more frequently during the postictal period than during interictal psychosis or during the postictal confusional state following complex partial seizures.