I remember something in psychology saying some people who are motivated by parent/guardian abuse in their past can have issues motivating themselves unless under pressure of a deadline or other stressor. Is there a known disorder under these traits? What are some treatments that may work? And finally are there any books or readings on the topic.
$\begingroup$ Can you provide a link or reference that supports this claim? This sounds like ordinary procrastination to me (which is not a disorder), and I don't know what would be special about a type that results from abuse, so a reference would be helpful. $\endgroup$– Arnon Weinberg ♦Oct 11, 2021 at 6:49