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Poor concentration accompanying a diagnosis of depression what can been done to help it?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Practice
Poor concentration often accompanies depressive conditions.
Eliminating your depression should restore your concentration to normal. In the mean time, following your treatment plan--participating in activities to relieve depression--should help as well. Be sure to make a concerted effort to concentrate when good concentration is needed. Try to focus outside yourself on the targeted content.

In brief: Practice
Poor concentration often accompanies depressive conditions.
Eliminating your depression should restore your concentration to normal. In the mean time, following your treatment plan--participating in activities to relieve depression--should help as well. Be sure to make a concerted effort to concentrate when good concentration is needed. Try to focus outside yourself on the targeted content.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Hypothyroidism?
You may have subclinical hypothyroidism.
Are you constipated?, cold all of the time?, have high LDL cholesterol? Or low hdl? Have your doc run a thyroid panel.

In brief: Hypothyroidism?
You may have subclinical hypothyroidism.
Are you constipated?, cold all of the time?, have high LDL cholesterol? Or low hdl? Have your doc run a thyroid panel.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Robert Nahouraii
Also B12 and Vitamin D levels.
Dr. Fred Gallo
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Meditation
Depression can include poor concentration, depressed mood, insomnia or hypersomnia, loss of pleasure, appetite disturbance, depressive thoughts, and more.
Besides psychotherapy and medication, daily breathing medication can improve attention, concentration, and emotion regulation by helping you to drop depressing thoughts.

In brief: Meditation
Depression can include poor concentration, depressed mood, insomnia or hypersomnia, loss of pleasure, appetite disturbance, depressive thoughts, and more.
Besides psychotherapy and medication, daily breathing medication can improve attention, concentration, and emotion regulation by helping you to drop depressing thoughts.
Dr. Fred Gallo
Dr. Fred Gallo
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Great answer. I agree 100%
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Wellbutrin (bupropion)
One of antidepressant specially wellbutrin (bupropion) is best if goal is to achieve concentration make sure not taking other medications which interact lao all antidepressant have warning can cause suicidal thoughts.

In brief: Wellbutrin (bupropion)
One of antidepressant specially wellbutrin (bupropion) is best if goal is to achieve concentration make sure not taking other medications which interact lao all antidepressant have warning can cause suicidal thoughts.
Dr. Shah Nawaz
Dr. Shah Nawaz
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