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Lack of emotion for some time?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
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In brief: DEPRESSION=get seen

'lack of emotion' may be a symptom of severe depression.
Other symptoms you may have include: fatigue, insomnia (or sleeping too much), no interest in hobbies, decreased sex drive, irritable, appetite increase or decrease, 'crying spells', sad feelings, decreased concentration, 'worthless' feelings, and thoughts of death/suicide. You may need medication, counseling and support. There's help!

In brief: DEPRESSION=get seen

'lack of emotion' may be a symptom of severe depression.
Other symptoms you may have include: fatigue, insomnia (or sleeping too much), no interest in hobbies, decreased sex drive, irritable, appetite increase or decrease, 'crying spells', sad feelings, decreased concentration, 'worthless' feelings, and thoughts of death/suicide. You may need medication, counseling and support. There's help!
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Emotion

Emotional numbing can occur often as a response to extreme trauma.
An example would be a combat veteran returning home and feeling nothing at the death of a loved one. People with schizoid personality disorder are indifferent to interpersonal relationships and appear to be emotionless, often. These are just two examples, there are others.

In brief: Emotion

Emotional numbing can occur often as a response to extreme trauma.
An example would be a combat veteran returning home and feeling nothing at the death of a loved one. People with schizoid personality disorder are indifferent to interpersonal relationships and appear to be emotionless, often. These are just two examples, there are others.
Dr. Andrew Berry
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