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Doctor insights on: Can Antidepressants Help Lack Of Motivation

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Lack Of Motivation (Definition)

Is absence or deficiency in interest, desire & driving force. Some reasons for lack of motivation are lack of faith in one's abilities, low self-esteem, fear of failure, laziness, procrastination, nervous, lack of ...Read more


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What is the best solution to akathisia and lack of motivation?

What is the best solution to akathisia and lack of motivation?

Psych evaluation: Akathisia is usually a reaction to psychoactive medications. Lack of motivation is a symptom of depression. Some medications or drugs or situations can cause this combination of symptoms. You need a good psychological evaluation. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? - periods and lack of motivation ?

Please can I get some advice? - periods and lack of motivation ?

Vague question: You have not provided enough information to give a meaningful answer. Menstruation is not a disease; presumably something is concerning you, but you don't say what. Lack of motivation suggests depression, but without more info, it is hard to offer advice beyond the generic recommendation to see a mental health professional. Maybe you lacked the motivation to write a more informative question? ...Read more

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How to deal with stress, disorganization with lack of motivation?

How to deal with stress, disorganization with lack of motivation?

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 more

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What type of stress develops out of boredom and a daily lack of motivation?

What type of stress develops out of boredom and a daily lack of motivation?

Stress: I would say different stressors are experienced by different people; there is no one single answer to this. I would say find a reputable psychotherapist to consult with about what bothers you. There is no shame in doing this, and seeking therapy does not mean you're "crazy" or any other such judgmental, pejorative term. ...Read more

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Foggy feeling, bad memory, lack of motivation, little emotions. Is this a mental disorder?

Foggy feeling, bad memory, lack of motivation, little emotions. Is this a mental disorder?

May be Depression: What you are describing may be symptoms of depression. A consult with a qualified mental health professional is indicated, as well as a full physical with your primary care provider to rule out any physical reasons. ...Read more

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Lack of motivation is depressing me. I have no energy. What do you suggest to get out of this slump?

Lack of motivation is depressing me. I have no energy. What do you suggest to get out of this slump?

These R Symptoms of: Depression, if you have a lack of energy, motivation, drive; lack of interest in life. See a psychologist or psychiatrist to get an assessment and consider treatment options (psychotherapy ;/or medication) to help you get out of this slump. ...Read more

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Is there usually a psychological, mental or societal reason behind laziness and lack of motivation to work? Or is laziness for just no reason at all

Is there usually a psychological, mental or societal reason behind laziness and lack of motivation to work? Or is laziness for just no reason at all

Which is it?: There is a difference between laziness and lack of motivation. Lack of motivation can be due to the wrong job or an environment where one is not encouraged or challenged enough and if the underlying factors are addressed can lead to increased motivation. Laziness will not improve even in the most ideal circumstances if the individual chooses to be lazy. ...Read more