Feeling indifferent or lacking emotion, often a sign of depression or misuse of alcohol or drugs.


Get sufficient sleep and exercise, and avoid alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs. Talk to friends or family, and be open to getting help.

When to seek immediate medical care

Seek emergency help if:

  • Thinking about suicide

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Persists
  • Gets worse
  • Affects work or personal relationships
  • Unable to complete daily tasks

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