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Changes in Personality Caused by Neurocysticercosis

Cláudio Garcia Capitão
2016 Psychology  
This article aims to discuss theoretically changes in personality aspects caused by neurocysticercosis. An unsystematic narrative literature review aiming to present an open issue was used as research technique. Neurocysticercosis is a disease whose infestation usually depends on poor hygienic, health and education conditions. The infested patient has a lower self-esteem in addition to numerous psychological, medical and social consequences. It directly affects the ego, weakening the
more » ... ning the personality in its structure, which may cause a significant social and occupational deterioration or a deterioration of other important aspects of life.
doi:10.4236/psych.2016.71011 fatcat:xasatamuljbxvjwclpeuf4dwiq