Mental Health

Short Attention Span

Thursday, September 18, 2014


Question

Hi. I was wondering the process for getting medicine that will help with my short attention span and maybe help me focus more in classes and on assignments! Do I make an appointment with Student Health & Wellness, or who should I contact?

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Worried about Appointment

Friday, May 30, 2014


Question

I have an appointment with a psychiatrist this summer about depression, but I’m worried they won’t think my problems are real and won’t help me.  What should I say when I get there?

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Anxiety Affecting Ability to Learn?

Monday, September 30, 2013


Question

Can anxiety affect my ability to learn and concentrate? If so, how can I get rid of anxiety?

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Difficulty Concentrating

Friday, September 13, 2013


Question

Okay, so I have been noticing that I am not able to concentrate real well with all this reading. I had trouble in high school, but just ignored it. Now its been getting worse. This might not be a physical injury, but didn't really know who to ask. As I read a page I will be focused on something else then I try to re-read it and make sure I'm paying attention, but I don't even notice Im losing focus again. I feel like its going to mess with my education.

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Aid for ADHD

Wednesday, December 12, 2012


Question

Hi, perhaps I’m jumping the gun a bit, however, my daughter who has been diagnosed with ADD, will be attending the U of Iowa next year. As a concerned parent, I was wondering if there are ADD support groups or counseling services available for her if she feels a need after she enrolls? Thanks for your help.

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