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what is inability to concentrate

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Many things could : Cause an inability to concentrate from stress and anxiety to physical disorders. Speak with your physician and check out the medical possibilities fir ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ana Adelstein
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Need Detective Work!: This sounds very unsettling! as you describe this as sudden, i'd urge u 2 seek out medical care right away 4 a workup so u can get 2 the bottom of thi ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: You rely on your concentration to get you through the day, to perform you work. When you're unable to concentrate, you can't think clearly, can't focu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
ADD: It is possible, consult with an experienced clinical psychologist who specializes in treating add. This is a difficulty that requires a person who has ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Can't concentrate: Possible. Also many medications can do that, especially sedatives taken during the day.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Poor concentration : May result from many causes. Evaluation by a qualified mental health professional may help to identify cause(s) and develop specific interventions. Ba ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Possible: If it's weakness that develops quickly, and is only on one side, yes it could be a stroke and it needs immediate medical evaluation. The "inability to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Difficulty concentrating can indeed be one of the symptoms of depression, but other things can cause this also. Such as, anxiety disorders, attention ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, difficulty concentrating can be a part of depressive symptoms. However, other things are possible also, so it isn't enough on its own to diagnos ... Read More

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