shift syndrome

shift syndrome

A mental decline that may occur in an elderly person who has been shifted from his or her domicile to a nursing home or long-term care facility.

shift syndrome

Geriatrics A mental decline that may occur in an elderly person, who has been shifted from his/her domicile to a nursing home or long-term care facility. Cf Shift work maladaptation syndrome.
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These symptoms can be due to a condition called visual midline shift syndrome (VMSS), where objects directly in front of an individual are perceived as being off to the side; typically the shift is in the same direction as the head tilt/turn.
Post-trauma vision syndrome and visual midline shift syndrome.
Visual mid-line shift syndrome results from dysfunction of the ambient magno-cellular system, which causes a shift in their concept of the visual mid-line.