Cognitive changes after encephalitis

Cognition refers to mental processes such as attention, memory, language, problem solving, decision making, planning and organisation. Following encephalitis, an individual will experience changes in these mental abilities to varying degrees and, in turn, may have difficulties in their everyday activities.Read more

Emotional and behavioural changes

Following encephalitis, some people may experience emotional and behavioural changes including low mood, increased anxiety, depression, mood swings, frustration, aggression, impulsivity, disinhibition, and/or poor emotional regulation.Read more

Physical difficulties after encephalitis

Fatigue is one of the most common problems people experience after encephalitis. Weaknesses, difficulty controlling their movement, seizures, sensory changes, pain, changes in sexual functioning and hormonal changes can be experienced by people after having had encephalitis.Read more