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Disorganization: Introduction

Disorganization as a symptom refers to a person's ability to be organized in their social or occupational life. Although people may think they are disorganized, true medical disorganization is more severe than the common problems of everday life....more »

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Causes of Disorganization:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Disorganization. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Disorganization

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Disorganization: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Disorganization, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Disorganization Treatments

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Stories from Users for Disorganization

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Diagnostic tests for Disorganization:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Disorganization. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine for signs that symptoms of disorganization may be due to delirium - e.g. temperature, neck stiffness (may suggest meningitis or subarachnoid hemorrhage), neurological examination to look for focal neurological signs and papilledema.
    • If suspect multi-infarct dementia, examine for signs of vascular pathology e.g. high blood pressure, signs of previous strokes
    • Mental state examination - including appearance, behavior, rate and continuity of speech, mood, affect, thought content, evidence of any hallucinations or abnormal beliefs, orientation to time, place and person, attention and concentration, short-term memory, insight and judgement. This examination may assist in diagnosing depression, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and dementia.
  • Blood tests (test for possible causes of depression or delirium)
    • Full blood count and ESR
    • Electrolytes, calcium, renal function tests
  • more tests...»

Disorganization: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Disorganization may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Disorganization

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Disorganization. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Disorganization: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Disorganization

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms more »

Disorganization: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Disorganization

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Disorganization: Related Rare Diseases

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Disorganization: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Disorganization:

Detailed list of causes of Disorganization

The list below shows some of the causes of Disorganization mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Disorganization?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Disorganization. Of the 53 causes of Disorganization that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 47 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Disorganization:

The following list of conditions have 'Disorganization' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Disorganization:

The following list of medical conditions have Disorganization or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Disorganization Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Disorganization based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Disorganization?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Disorganization, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Disorganization:

    Medical Conditions associated with Disorganization:

    Cognitive impairment (3664 causes), Society problems (1785 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Mental problems (3121 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Psychiatric symptom (971 causes)

    Symptoms related to Disorganization:

    Concentration difficulty (365 causes), Social problems (126 causes), Personality changes (270 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Tiredness (669 causes), Difficulty concentrating (365 causes), Confusion (780 causes), Dementia (394 causes), Disorientation (199 causes), Schizophrenia, Borderline personality disorder, Multi-infarct dementia (8 causes)

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