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What are the causes for loss of concentration, not listening to others and unable to complete tasks ?

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Hello... I am in a pretty seriese situation that has been going on way to long.time..They say I don't really listen to others giving answes and i'll chime in. then when I ask a question I often answer it myself.I keep hearing Others at my work and freinds and family have often ponted it out but Idenied it. But now that I am possibly loosing my job and drivng my wife in sain because I just don't complete things. I feel like I cant keep on track im. Like my wife says I say I'll finish something then never do it. Or I'll be talking to folks at church or work and then just walk away whit no reason. I have no idea I do it sometimesI Like my wife says I just cant focus on anything. Plus sometimes I feel like its over and I just want to quite. Because I know I am drivng everyne up the wall but I cant control it. Plus it just seems to keep getting worse.Pleasetell me my options of what to do and what can be treated for this problem. Thank you.
Posted Sun, 9 Mar 2014 in Mental Health
Answered by Dr. Ashish Mittal 50 minutes later
Brief Answer: Hi Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for your query. I appreciate your efforts for medical consultation in so much distress. Important aspects of your query are: • 38 year old male • No significant past medical history. • Complaints of: poor concentration, inability to finish work and answering to self. You are definitely going through the rough patch. Your problem appear to psychological origin. Your query is also poorly organized due to problem. Let me know if you have some of these symptoms: -Anxiety, episodes of severe anxiety with increase perspiration and palpitation, fear of dying, excessive worry, Sleep problems -Repetitive thoughts and actions associated with anxiety -Phobia from certain situation or object -Tension, inability to control anger, lack of life satisfaction -Headache, chronic pain and migraine -Low and depressed mood, frequent crying spells, tearfulness, negative thinking, ideas of self harm -Fear, suspiciousness, muttering to self, hearing voices not heard by others, unusual and odd thinking, irritability, self absorbed behavior, aggression -Addiction to alcohol, tobacco, heroin or other drugs Some time it is difficult to recognize suffering by himself. It will be better if you take help of your wife while writing your problem to understand your case better. Same time you can take help nearby psychiatrist or psychologist. I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. In case of any doubt, I will be available for follow ups. Wish you good health. Regards,
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