Amotivational Syndrome is the impaired desire to engage in normal social activities and situations due to external factor’s such as: relationship’s,substance or events.
It occurs most often in people who lack the normal amount of serotonin and individuals who engage in smoking or ingesting marijuana.
SIGNS TO LOOK OUT FOR:
1.) Reduced Energy
2.) Reduced desire to participate in meaningful activities
3.) Reduced attentiveness
4.) Reduced concentration
7.) Impaired desire to participate in social interactions
8.) Reduced desire to work
9.) REDUCED MOTIVATION
12.) Reduced desire to compete
SELF CARE/ TREATMENT
*Currently DR’s are prescribing Ultram (Tramadol) for Amotivational Syndrome. It is one of the off label uses.
*Spending time with friends and family who are positive and motivational
*Medications that increase serotonin levels
*Not smoking or ingesting marijuana.
*Taking a natural supplement such as 5 HTP and St. John's Wort boost's the amount of Serotonin in the Body, which also boost's your level of motivation.