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54 Possible Causes for Apathy, Earlier Onset May Occur

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Apathy represents a form of executive cognitive dysfunction.[] […] career, as the demands and events that occur soon after caregiving onset may precipitate early institutionalization or other outcomes.[] Koopmans, A Comparative Validation of the Abbreviated Apathy Evaluation Scale (AES-10) With the Neuropsychiatric Inventory Apathy Subscale Against Diagnostic Criteria of Apathy[]

  • Bipolar Disorder

    Some symptoms of OSA are the same as the symptoms of depression: daytime drowsiness, cognitive dysfunction, decreased drive, apathy, depressed mood, anhedonia.[] Identifying Predominant Polarity May Be Key to Tailoring Bipolar Disorder Treatment In patients with bipolar disorder and no predominant polarity, the onset of illness occurred[] Over the past few months, her family had noted increasing apathy, lack of motivation, and a decline in her functional capacity, although she had denied feeling depressed.[]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    Inhalants Mechanism unknown Intoxication presentation belligerence, assaultiveness apathy, impaired judgement blurred vision, coma treatment no specific treatment antipsychotics[] The time of onset of the withdrawal syndrome depends on the half-life of the drug and its active metabolites; the symptoms occur earlier and may be more severe with short-[]

  • Encephalopathy

    PATIENT CONCERNS: We presented a case of a 63-year-old female patient with paroxysmal dizziness, unsteady gait, emotion apathy, progressive cognitive impairment, and unusual[] […] and late phenotype is imprecise, and some cases of late-onset cblC disease may have had earlier symptoms that went unrecognized. 9 Late-onset cblC is often thought to occur[] The earliest features are very mild but, as the condition becomes more severe, apathy, inability to concentrate, confusion, disorientation, drowsiness, slurring of speech[]

  • CADASIL Syndrome

    Psychiatric disorders are also common and include depression, apathy and personality changes.[] Diagnosis is usually made around age 45, but greater attention to relatives of affected patients to detect neurological and psychiatric manifestations may lead to an earlier[] Migraine headaches are an early symptom of this condition, which progresses to strokes and mini-strokes, depression, apathy, motor disability and excutive dysfunction (an[]

  • Menopause

    Other characteristics of fatigue may include apathy, irritability, and decreased attention span.[] The median age for menopause is 51, though it may occur on average up to two years earlier for African-American and Latina women.[] More studies are needed to understand the onset of menopause for non-Caucasian women.[]

  • Hypogonadism

    Differential diagnosis and classification of apathy. Am J Psychiatry 1990; 147: 22-30. [ Links ] 16. Marin RS. Apathy: a neuropsychiatric syndrome.[] There is evidence that it may occur up to 1 year earlier in obese girls and in African American girls.[] Apathy is probably an underestimated side effect of antidepressants. Key words: Hypogonadism, Robertsonian translocation, Depressive disorder, Apathy, Avolition.[]

  • Juvenile Huntington Disease

    Behavioral symptoms can include, but are not limited to: Depression Irritability Anxiety Apathy (indifference, boredom, or lack of enthusiasm and/or energy) Obsessive compulsive[] Secondly, psychiatric symptoms often occur 10 or more years earlier than HD onset (Paulsen et al. 2008).[] […] in gene-positive individuals before the onset of manifest HD, even as far as 15 years before the disease onset. [ 7 ] Early signs may be personality change, self-neglect, apathy[]

  • Puerperium

    Antidepressant apathy syndrome. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 41, 188 — 192. Google Scholar Crossref Medline ISI Marar, I., & Amico, J. ( 1998 ).[] Social support, refd to psychiatrist Puerperal Psychosis Occurs in 0.2% of the mothers Onset is earlier than the postnatal depression The chance that a mother may harm her[] SSRI-induced apathy syndrome: A clinical review Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 10, 196 — 199. Google Scholar Crossref Medline Bartels, A., & Zeki, S. ( 2004 ).[]

  • Huntington Disease-Like 3

    […] talking and swallowing Cognitive symptoms: difficulty with focus, planning, recall of information and making decisions; impaired insight Emotional symptoms: depression, apathy[] In successive generations, onset may occur earlier in life (so-called genetic anticipation, correlating with longer repeat sizes), particularly when the repeat expansion is[] Signs and symptoms may include: Feelings of irritability, sadness or apathy Social withdrawal Insomnia Fatigue and loss of energy Frequent thoughts of death, dying or suicide[]

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