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Apathy: Introduction

Apathy: When an individual has a lack of feeling and emotion. See detailed information below for a list of 76 causes of Apathy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Apathy:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Apathy. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Apathy

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Causes of Types of Apathy:

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Apathy: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Apathy, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Apathy Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Apathy:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Apathy as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Apathy: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Apathy may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Apathy

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Apathy: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Apathy

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a " more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, rather than more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms more »

Apathy: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Apathy

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Apathy: Related Rare Diseases

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Apathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Apathy

The list below shows some of the causes of Apathy mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Apathy?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Apathy. Of the 76 causes of Apathy that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 73 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Apathy:

The following list of conditions have 'Apathy' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Apathy:

The following list of medical conditions have Apathy or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Apathy Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Apathy based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Apathy:

    Medical Conditions associated with Apathy:

    Detachment (92 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Mood symptoms (763 causes)

    Symptoms related to Apathy:

    Isolation (116 causes), Personality change (270 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Emotional symptoms (2080 causes), Depressive symptoms (629 causes), Depression (629 causes), Grief, Sadness (20 causes), Indifference (92 causes), Alzheimers disease (2 causes), Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia

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