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1,207 Possible Causes for Apathy

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Moderate dehydration: apathy, tiredness, dizziness, muscle cramps, dry tongue, sunken eyes, reduced skin elasticity, postural hypotension (systolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg[patient.info] Severe dehydration: profound apathy, weakness, confusion (leading to coma), shock, tachycardia, marked peripheral vasoconstriction, systolic blood pressure Investigations[patient.info]

  • Anemia

    Fatigue, sleepiness, slowing of speech, in addition to a lack of interest in personal relationships and general apathy, are signs of depression and hypothyroidism.[verywell.com]

  • Depression

    Examples of symptoms common to both depression and dementia include: Apathy Loss of interest in activities and hobbies Social withdrawal Isolation Trouble concentrating Impaired[alz.org]

  • Malnutrition

    Other features include reduced physical activity, mental apathy, and retarded psychomotor and mental development [ 4-6 ]. Literature review current through: Dec 2017.[uptodate.com] Signs and symptoms include the following: Diminished growth Inappropriate weight gain Significant changes in behavior, characterized by anxiety, poor attention, apathy, irritability[symptoma.com] —Brain: Mental health illnesses can cause malnutrition and malnutrition can be a decisive factor in the development of mental health illnesses, such as apathy, depression,[richmondvale.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Feeling of numbness, pins and needles (paresthesia) Negativism, irritability, belligerence, combativeness, rage Personality change, emotional lability Fatigue, weakness, apathy[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Endogenous Depression

    It also includes apathy and almost constant crying. The third category is an impact on a person's feelings.[wisegeek.com] Thoughts: Lack of concentration Forgetfulness Inability to make spontaneous decisions Pessimistic attitude Guilt Self pity Thoughts of self destruction Impact on your Behavior: Apathy[depressivedisorder.blogspot.com] The symptoms of depression are pronounced and easy to be identified: irritation caused by insignificant things, bad mood, apathy and drowsiness.[treat-depression.com]

  • Reactive Depression

    Apathy is often prominent when depression emerges during AD’s middle stage, though classic depressive symptoms such as agitation, crying, the inability to experience pleasure[brightfocus.org]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Emotional states commonly associated with these shifts in consciousness include confusion, anxiety, euphoria, agitation, depression, anger, irritability, and apathy.[addiction.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Apathy represents a form of executive cognitive dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Koopmans, A Comparative Validation of the Abbreviated Apathy Evaluation Scale (AES-10) With the Neuropsychiatric Inventory Apathy Subscale Against Diagnostic Criteria of Apathy[dx.doi.org] Although apathy may be misdiagnosed as depression because of an overlap in symptoms, current research has shown apathy to be a discrete syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    In addition, children may experience apathy and failure to thrive, and macrocytic anemia is a common feature at all ages.[dx.doi.org]

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