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A 17-year-old male asked:

What can cause lack of concentration other than add?i don't have serious memory loss or hyperactivity.i only can't concentrate(i am easily distracted?

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Dr. Patrick Tapia
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Depression: There are a lot of reasons that concentration can be low. Depression is often overlooked although anxiety, inadequate nutrition, compromised sleep, interpersonal issues and personalty characteristics. You emphasize a lack of hyperactivity and a lack of memory loss although attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a misleading label for a condition with more subtle possible manifestations.
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