Disorientation occurs against a background of mental disorders or of disorders in the Central nervous system. Sometimes this condition may be transient and appears as a consequence of severe traumatic brain injury.
When the disorientation of the person at some time loses the ability to identify, it can not determine its location, time, your status.
Contributing factors to the emergence of disorientation can include: strong drug or alcohol intoxication, the effects of anesthesia, psychological disorders, accompanied by disorder of consciousness, side effects of psychotropic drugs, high stress and nervous tension.
To pathologies, against which develops disorientation, include: epilepsy, meningitis, Alzheimer's disease, tumors and pathology of the brain, schizophrenia, meningitis, dehydration, vegetative-vascular distonia.
This condition is dangerous not only for the person but also to others, therefore, when it appears mandatory to consult a neurologist or therapist