- Social isolation; they want to be alone.
- Don't leave home.
- They don't care hygiene.
- And others.
Diogenes syndrome can be treated. At first, try to starts the person to care more for themselves and their houses. And then, they must have a few ways to prevent this syndrome reappears. For treatments act is needed a great social support; although the own affecteds generally don't want it.
This illness was discovered in the 60s, thanks to a scientific project that investigated this type of conduct. The name comes from Diogenes de Sinope, a philosopher who lived very alone.
María López Vigueras