Avolition xxxxx

Avolition was my first symptom. It leads to all sorts of strange behaviors. It is also my last true symptom apart from hallucinations. Here, I get it here trying to put together a post. I have to stop…


Avolition, as a symptom of various forms of psychopathology, is the decrease in the ability to initiate and persist in self-directed purposeful activities. Such activities that appear to be neglected usually include routine activities, including hobbies, going to work and/or school, and most notably, engaging in social activities.

Sorry I had to look it up again. My memory is not what it once was…

This is a definite issue for me, but not one the mental health services seem interested in helping me with

The only thing they seem to care about is what they can treat, which is anything an AP can help with…

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It IS true that the people in charge don’t want to do anything with the avolition. I am met with silence from them about this symptom.

It’s a shame because it massively impacts quality of life

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