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Doctor insights on: Social Disorganization Theory

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Is chronic disorganization a disease or lifestyle?

Is chronic disorganization a disease or lifestyle?

Another cause: The pace of change in today's world is accelerating, and it is hard for people who were barely organized to begin with to keep up! more gadgets and devices, more channels of communication, more legal concerns, more venues for self expression and more choices in just about everything. Good systems make it possible to bring order out of chaos. Life used to be simplerold systems may not be enough. ...Read more

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Disorganization (Definition)

Disorganization is a symptom in which a person is disorganized (mixed up, messy) in thoughts, speech, or activities. Causes may include anxiety, depression, stress, medicine effects, dementia, ...Read more


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Difference between hoarding vs. Chronic disorganization (cd)?

Difference between hoarding vs. Chronic disorganization (cd)?

Might look similar: Someone who "hoards" things can never throw them away. You find piles of newspapers and magazines that might be from years ago, stacked up so that there's hardly room to move in the place. Every surface is covered with items. It can be a type of obsessive anxiety disorder. "cd" is a variant of normal, problematic at times -- but they do discard things no longer being used, without huge anxiety. ...Read more

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Which mental illnesses can cause severe disorganization that interferes with someone's life?

Which mental illnesses can cause severe disorganization that interferes with someone's life?

Several: Add/adhd, chronic pain, depression, and dementia can all lead to severe disorganization that interferes with a person's life. There is clutter around, and they may try to organize it but don't have the energy or time. Compulsive hoarding can look a little similar, but is an anxiety disorder leading to compulsive buying or bringing unneeded items into the home -- which they then can't throw away. ...Read more

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I have a constant feeling of disorganization, or something is not right, that is part of my mood disorder right?

Suggests mood disord: Loss of focus is one of the most common manifestations of depression. This does not mean you have it, but see your doctor and discuss! ...Read more

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Is messiness and disorganization of one's home symptoms of adult add?

Is messiness and disorganization of one's home symptoms of adult add?

Yes. However:: Differential diagnosis includes being lazy, being busy, having kids, having houseguests, recent tornadoes, recent earthquakes, and impending deadlines. ...Read more

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How common is it for messiness and disorganization of one's home, to be symptoms of adult add?

It is pretty common: However it can also be a symptom of ocd . Many people do not realize that some people keep piles of things as part of ocd. It's the opposite of neat cleanly habits of ocd. ...Read more

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Adult add - chronic disorganization - are there treatments with drugs?

Adult add - chronic disorganization - are there treatments with drugs?

ADULT ADHD YES: Adult adhd can and is treated with medicines just like adhd in children. Most of the medicines are the same, if not all. ...Read more

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How to deal with stress, disorganization with lack of motivation?

How to deal with stress, disorganization with lack of motivation?

Get help: You'll learn better and faster how to deal with specific stresses if you find people to help you who know it themselves. Same with disorganization. Organization is about using systems. Find someone with systems and let them teach you. As to motivation, that's about desire and fear. Figure out what you do and don't want, when it comes to running your life, and you may find the motivation you ne. ...Read more

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What else can cause disorganization inability to focus and complete tasks besides adhd. I have no hyperactivity.?

What else can cause disorganization inability to focus and complete tasks besides adhd. I have no hyperactivity.?

Many things: What you describe is more of a symptom than a diagnosis. Add without hyperactivity is common in adults, but there are many other reasons for disorganization and attention problems (e.g. Depression). I would find a psychiatrist you can trust and discuss your symptoms in detail. He/she will ask you questions about your mood, sleep pattern, etc to determine if medication may be helpful. ...Read more

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How can my son get a job given his disorganization, a lack of attention, and restlessness?

He may have ADD & ?: Needs to see a doctor and perhaps a therapist to dissect whether he has a neuropsychiatric issue, or just bad habits! ...Read more