Disinhibition is a pattern of behavior that is characterized by impulsivity and disregard for social norms and authority. There is a lack of restraint from negative behavior. Individuals can appear hyper-sexual, eat excessively, and show aggression.
Symptoms can appear similar to mania and risk-taking behaviors are common. Disinhibition can be a results of brain injury or brain lesions, typically in the frontal lobe. Treatment for disinhibition is most commonly behavior therapy.