Is "not caring" a symptom of depression or something else ?

Is "not caring" a symptom of depression or something else ?

I don't really mean "not caring" as in not caring for things you used to enjoy. I mean "not caring" as in complete apathy.

In my case I missed a deadline for a university assessment today. Usually I leave them pretty least minute and the week coming up the deadline I rush to do it, the panic fuels and motivates me, my best work has been done under pressure.

But for my assignment today I just didn't care. I had notes written out. I had some idea of what to… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I had this when I was on citalopram and other meds, I didn't care or get anxious about things that used to make me anxious. I need some anxiety to get stuff done and be motivated. You could tell your doctor about this and see what they say, there might be a better medication for you. Take care!

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

@A MyDepressionTeam Member it seems like it could be all 3. I know when my dr changes my meds it takes a while for my body to adjust. I tell my family and friends to give me a while for the meds to get into my system.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yeah I would say it is a symptom of depression. It could be burnout as well. It is worth talking to your lecturer or counsellor so they know what's going on. They might even be lenient with extending deadlines and help you in any way they can.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I say i dont care when i do i think i say i dont care sometimes because of anger but deep down i do care.....

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

My meds tend to numb me out. I dont feel anything and i really dont care about anything.

posted almost 2 years ago
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