If your child is not motivated to do anything, here’s the first step:Find out if they are really not interested in anything, or if they are just not interested in things you want them to be interested in.
Teenager who refuses to do anything or doesn’t want to do anything may suffer from anhedonia. Anhedonia, the lack of interest or pleasure in response to pleasant experiences, is a symptom of depression.
If you notice your child has a problem focusing, check with a psychiatrist or your child’s physician.Lack of concentration can also be a symptom of depression. You can ask your child’s teacher to screen for any learning disorders.