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Diagnose My Brother

Here's the story: My younger brother is 21 years old, starting senior year in college this fall. For the last couple years he has slowly withdrawn from interaction with the parents (and me, and everyone else), and he seems to have a very narrow circle of friends. Hasn't been in a relationship that we know about since high school (straight as far as I know, but that is just a guess). In college his grades have slipped, he seems to be doing the bare minimum, and he doesn't show much interest in classes or what will happen after he graduates (if he graduates). Now he is home for the summer with my parents, and by all account he has them down to their last raw nerve. He sleeps all the time (morning, noon, afternoon), shows no interest in anything, including getting a summer job. He is quick to anger, and communicates with one word responses if asked a question. He does not start conversations. Demonstrates a total lack of maturity. If he is up, he is playing Nintendo or mindlessly playing the guitar. Is it drugs? Is it mental illness? Does he need to see a psychiatrist? How does one get a hostile 21 year old to agree to see one? I mean, he is legally an adult. I'm getting this long distance, but I did see him a few weeks ago. I could really use some advice on how to proceed here. If we don't do something immediately he's back to college and who knows what will happen then. Thanks in advance.


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