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Wife gets up in night and acts like kid ? Says who are you ?

Wife gets up in middle of night and acts like kid,says whose home it is and who are you..runs in room...cuddles with me ... When in morning if i ask her what she was doing in night she says she didnt remember ? What shall i do pls help
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replied June 1st, 2018
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

You didnt mention the duration of these symptoms. She needs neurological assessment, primarily. In acute confusion states brain imaging and CSF analysis would be a must to rule out the possibility of encephalitis. Basic metabolic panel including renal and liver function tests should also be done. Viral hepatitis profile and EEG should also be obtained. If this workup is clear then a psychiatric consultation can be sought to determine the cause (mixed anxiety depression, delusions, schizophrenia, psychosis). An organic cause is always looked for, first.


Wishing you best of health

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