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Not being able to work/study
I've been not able to concentrate on anything for a long time. I am 21 now. It all started when I was about 14 years old. It was hard to study in school and remembering things was really tough. It's funny because I was always the top ranker and suddenly couldn't pay attention on anything. It started to frustrate me and eventually after a year or so I started to have anxieties and fell into depression. I got into precious college and things only got worse. Since we had a lot of work to do every day and I not being able to submit works on time, I had to repeat a year of college. Later I was diagnosed with depression at 19 and got treated. I am not depressed anymore. But I still can't do my work although I really want to do it. People say it is just laziness. But only I know it's not. Things don't seem real and I procrastinate every single time I am given work.I am at the verge of losing another year of college and I really need help.I think I have attention deficit disorder.help me plz
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Let's screen you and help you get better I believe you should discuss your concerns in detail with a mental health professional to gain an insight about nature of problem and ways to overcome it through psychotheraputic techniques Consult with me or any psychologist for therapy and counseling Connect with me through practo Follow my Facebook page "the Cloud Door" for mental health issues All the best Seek help for early recovery
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Hello practo user I can understand the concerns you have regarding your health and academics. It seems that this problem has been there with you since a while and the deep rooted cause hasn't been understood. It is suggested that you maintain a journal in which you mention all the daily tasks you have to complete and tick them off when you finish . Break down your study sessions into 2 parts of 30-35 minutes with a 10 minutes break in between . In those 10 minutes avoid seeing the TV or texting on your phone , practice deep breathing and some guided meditation , move around the house , help in the kitchen or just read the newspaper headlines . Try and have some form of exercise daily it could be walk or aerobics , maintain a healthy eating lifestyle and try and maintain a good sleep hygiene as well. You can also download some concentration building apps . It is advisable that you seek help from a clinical psychologist for a better evaluation and formulation of a treatment plan through regular psychotherapy sessions. You can also reach out to me through the practo app for any further help or guidance.
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breakdown your tasks , take appropriate breaks , maintain lists , set reminders , download concentration apps , practice deep breathing and meditation , exercise regularly , maintain a healthy lifestyle
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Hello Thanks for detailed narration of Ur problems. Yes, do seem to have symptoms suggestive of cognitive dysfunction. Cognitive dysfunction can occur in depressive illness as well as ADHD or attention deficit disorder. But for that you need detailed evaluation by one on one consult I would like to know what was your treatment when u were diagnosed. With depression?
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download lumosity brain game app & start playing it daily
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Hi Sir Thanks for seeking help here. I have gone through your history deeply. I observed there is definitely concentration issues. It may be due to multiple reasons. I would like to suggest you let's have a detail evaluation. ADHD and depression, Anxiety all have the symptoms of impairment in concentration. There are few medication and concentration enhancing tasks which will help in this. Let's have a evaluation.
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Start regular yoga and exercise. happy to help you regards Dr Jitendriya
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