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Loss of Interest

Loss of interest or pleasure in hobbies and activities

You may lose interest in everything around you. You may not want to do anything or see anyone. Things that would bring you pleasure before are now just one more burden to deal with. Most people even lose interest in sex, others use it as an escape, like alcohol or drugs.

Paul Gottlieb “You basically lose interest in everything, you lose interest in everything, and you can’t understand why.”

—Paul Gottlieb, Publisher

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