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What does listlessness mean?

What does listlessness mean?

Feeling poorly: Listlessness is lack of inclination to activity, feeling of weakness, lack of interest in usual pursuits. ...Read more

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Dr. Todd Zimmerman
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Listlessness (Definition)

Means something like unanimated, having poor energy and feeling apathetic. For example if it is a very hot day and you are tired and don't feel you have the energy to do things, you might say that you are feeling listless. In mental health, having a strong sense of listlessness not related to hot weather, etc., can indicate a sense of hopelessness, ...Read more


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Why do feel apathetic to everything in my life?

Why do feel apathetic to everything in my life?

Are you depressed?: Anhedonia, or the lack of enjoyment of the activities that in the past were enjoyable, may be part of depression. It is difficult to answer this question without having more details. Please consider consulting a mental health professional who can direct you to the right resources and answers. ...Read more

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Why and how did i become apathetic about the negative aspects of my life?

Why and how did i become apathetic about the negative aspects of my life?

Not apathy: Seek meaning instead. People who have survived horrorific childhoods may say, "i learned never to be cruel" / "i learned to appreciate the simple good things." I have many regrets but can say, "i finally learned how not to be a jerk" & made amends where i could. No life is perfect. Difficult relationships can be ended; you can learn a new marketable skill even if you have some disability. ...Read more

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What is listlessness actually?

Feeling poorly: Listlessness is lack of inclination to activity, feeling of weakness, lack of interest in usual pursuits. ...Read more

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Is there a way to suppress listlessness?

Is there a way to suppress listlessness?

Need evaluation: To "suppress listlessness" without understanding why it's happening would not be the thorough approach i'm sure you want and deserve. Please see your physician for a good checkup & needed lab studies, so you can have a better idea of what's happening with you. Then reasonable treatments can be started. For instance, you may need treatment for depression, which a good psychiatrist can provide. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: listlessness?

What is the definition or description of: listlessness?

Listless: Means something like unanimated, having poor energy and feeling apathetic. For example if it is a very hot day and you are tired and don't feel you have the energy to do things, you might say that you are feeling listless. In mental health, having a strong sense of listlessness not related to hot weather, etc., can indicate a sense of hopelessness, amotivation, apathy or anhedonia. ...Read more

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How do you cure procrastination and listlessness?

Focus: If you are willing to write this you have already accomplished something. Maybe you suffer from severe depression or a nutritional deficiency that needs a physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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How to cure procrastination and listlessness in a teen?

Focus: If you are willing to write this you have already accomplished something. Maybe you suffer from severe depression or a nutritional deficiency that needs a physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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I feel apathetic towards life and am very confused. How can I deal with this?

Seek Psychiatric car: Seek pyschiatric care , emotional support, exercise, find things thatnyou like doing, people you like being around. ...Read more

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I have been tired, lethargic, apathetic, listless for some time now & I have also been losing a lot of weight. What could cause these symptoms?

See physician: It could be as simple as depression or be part of an underlying disease. Cancer is less likely at your age, but connective tissue (e.g., lupus) or renal disease have to be considered. Physician evaluation essential - without delay. ...Read more

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