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Lack Of Motivation (Overview)

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 time, lack of incentives.


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How do I find out what is causing my lack of motivation?

How do I find out what is causing my lack of motivation?

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

Lack Of Motivation (Overview)

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 time, lack of incentives.


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From my previous question I also feel tired all the time and just don't want to face people and lack of motivation just want to stay away from people?

From my previous question I also feel tired all the time and just don't want to face people and lack of motivation just want to stay away from people?

Depression?: While I can't c ur previous q, the symptoms u describe r consistent with depression (lo motivation, decreased energy, avoidance). If u also feel sad, lack of interest, have sleep trouble, or feel hopeless or worthless, these are also sxs of depression. Psych illness is always a dx of exclusion, meaning medical problem must b ruled out 1st. C ur doc to discuss ur sxs & start treatment 2 fl btr :) ...Read more

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Is there a best way to get over a long-term lack of motivation?

Is there a best way to get over a long-term lack of motivation?

Need Assessment: Motivation is effected by many things. Probably need to rule medical and psychological causes. It is a common presenting problem in psychotherapy that can be related to a host of factors and can be treated successfully if you get to the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes a lack of motivation?

Please tell me what causes a lack of motivation?

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

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How do I find out what is causing my lack of motivation?

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

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What is the definition or description of: lack of motivation?

What is the definition or description of: lack of motivation?

Lack of Motivation: 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 time, lack of incentives. ...Read more

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Is there a best way to get over a long-term lack of motivation?

Need Assessment: Motivation is effected by many things. Probably need to rule medical and psychological causes. It is a common presenting problem in psychotherapy that can be related to a host of factors and can be treated successfully if you get to the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What to do if I have depression and lack of motivation?

What to do if I have depression and lack of motivation?

Get professional: Help. Your dr can assess for mood disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. Talking therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is important for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night ; eat healthfully. ...Read more