Disorientation: A person who’s disoriented may not know their location and identity, or the time and date. What causes disorientation? Disorientation can be a symptom of different medical conditions. It’s important to look for other symptoms that accompany disorientation. Two common causes of disorientation are delirium and dementia. Disorientation occurs when you are confused about the time, where you are or even who you are. It can be caused by a disease, illicit drugs, an infection or one ... Read more