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Lack of concentration,tiredness and illogical thinking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have no motivation for anything anymore. I cannot concentrate. I'm failing my classes. I have a hard time talking to people because I constantly feel uncomfortable which leaves me with no friends. The one thing my parents ask me to do is keep my room clean and my car clean and I can't even do that.. I just never think about it.. What is wrong with me?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let e read
User :   okay
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   19
Doctor :   from when you have facing this problem ?
User :   Probably since High school. Around when I was 16. I have barley had any friends since then and I have been doing horrible in school.
User :   I try to study and pay attention in class but my mind will not focus.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I feel as if people are constantly judging me
Doctor :   how long can you concentrate on one work at a time ?
Doctor :   say studying how long you can study with out getting distracted with thoughts
User :   I dont really know. Not very long. Last night I tried to study and all I did was made flash cards which took way longer then it should have.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Then i get so tired and distracted.
Doctor :   could you relate to any incident following which you have developed this problem ?
User :   No I dont really know.
Doctor :   you have difficulty in concentration, thoughts which are not logic and easy tiredness,
Doctor :   this requires counseling
Doctor :   you need to visit general physician for the counseling and further theraphy
Doctor :   it is quite common at this age
User :   okay
Doctor :   and need not worry
Doctor :   you try making friends
Doctor :   and attend much of social gathering
Doctor :   this will bring some comfort and confidence in you
User :   I havent had a friend in years
Doctor :   try making new friends
User :   when people ask to do things I kinda make excuses to not do it.. but then Im sad that i dont have friends..
User :   it doesnt make sense I know.
Doctor :   dont go away from doing any thing
Doctor :   initial initiation is difficult but try doing it
Doctor :   than latter it will become a habbit

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