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Can Antidepressants Help Lack Of Motivation
Will adding wellbutrin XL to pristiq alleviate anhedonia and lack of motivation? Pristiq has helped mdd but isn't enough.
I am diagnosed as BDD + MDD. I ate 60mg of fluoxetine. I still feel with the medicine I am only 60% treated. Doc says to eat 80mg but I feel strong lack of motivation at 80mg. Please help.
Other treatement/med: First of all, you cannot treat these disorders 100%, especially BDD, without Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which you do not mention you are undergoing. Secondly, there are a handful of other antidepressants you can try to see if you get a better response without the side effects that bother you.You need to have an open discussion with your doctor about other medication options because they do exist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lack of motivation: We appreciate your question, but you've supplied no info about yourself. Investigating causes of lack of motivation requires an in-person evaluation with your physician. Depression is a frequent cause in many people. Also if using marijuana, alcohol, or other substances, you could stop and see how you respond. ...Read more
Depression common: You should call your family physician and get a full, thorough evaluation. You may be suffering from a clinical depression, or a more general medical illness, such as anemia, low thyroid, diabetes, or several other common ailments. Most of them are readily treatable, and you can be fully well. ...Read more
Get help: You'll learn better and faster how to deal with specific stresses if you find people to help you who know it themselves. Same with disorganization. Organization is about using systems. Find someone with systems and let them teach you. As to motivation, that's about desire and fear. Figure out what you do and don't want, when it comes to running your life, and you may find the motivation you ne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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