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  Apathy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apathy is the lack of emotion, motivation, or enthusiasm.
Apathy is a psychological term for a state of indifference — where an individual is unresponsive or "indifferent" to aspects of emotional, social, or physical life.
Clinical apathy is considered to be at an elevated level, while a moderate level might be considered depression, and an extreme level could be diagnosed as a dissociative disorder.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apathy   (455 words)

  
 Apathy Information on Healthline
Apathy is one of the hallmark symptoms of schizophrenia.
Disappointment and dejection are elements of life, and apathy is a normal way for humans to cope with such stresses to be able to "shrug off" disappointments enables people to move forward and try other activities and achieve new goals.
The treatment of more persistent apathy (in a depressive disorder, for example), or the apathy that is characteristic of schizophrenia, may respond to treatment for the primary disorder.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/apathy   (693 words)

  
 :: MVRemix Interviews - Apathy ::
Apathy: Here's the thing, now this is a good subject to touch upon and I'm glad you asked that question because we've been going through a lot of problems with this lately.
Apathy: Okay, back in the day I was part of this crew called Alien Nation, which was like Supernatural, Phoenix Orion and a lot of other heads and we were on some super scientific metaphysical philosophy type rhymes before a lot of people were.
Apathy: We're about to bring that to the light, we're about to shock the world a little bit and be like "Yo, check this out, and check this out." We're about to show people what the fuck Demigodz are really made of.
www.mvremix.com /urban/interviews/apathy.shtml   (3355 words)

  
 Apathy
For the purpose of considering Apathy from a behavioral standpoint, we again refer to Miller, who suggests that it is natural for people to have a high degree of self interest, and yet it is not at all natural for one to be apathetic.
This fact is largely owing to the apathy induced by fear and ignorance on the part of those who stood to benefit the most from positive change/ reform.
Thanks to a state of national Apathy, Adolph Hitler was elected as the head of his party during the nineteen thirties, and he went on to achieve near god like status as Germany's fuhrer.
www.shellworld.net /~riverwind/apathy.htm   (5812 words)

  
 Myles Sheehan, "Apathy in the Context of Illness: A Catholic Perspective"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Apathy is a failure to care or attend to one’s own needs or the needs of others.
But both apathy in a patient with a serious illness and apathy in a physician who is not interested in the suffering of his or her patients have common themes.
Just as apathy because of emotional numbness and a kind of traumatic overload can be seen in patients, akin to the apathy of a soldier weary from battle, so physicians and other caregivers can be overwhelmed by the experience of their patients.
info.med.yale.edu /intmed/hummed/yjhm/spirit2004/apathy/msheehan.htm   (4915 words)

  
 Apathy in Depression: A Result of Cholinergic Dysregulation?
Apathy is commonly associated with such neuropsychiatric disorders as Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases, as well as with stroke and traumatic brain injury; in these settings, apathy is often considered a distinct syndrome.
The researchers examined the prevalence of apathy in 126 outpatients receiving treatment for mood disorder, primarily major depression (64%) or bipolar disorder (30%); the patients' mean age was 38.
At the end of the trial, the mean apathy score for donepezil recipients had decreased from 59.3 to 44.9, a statistically and clinically significant reduction.
www.neuropsychiatryreviews.com /aug00/npr_aug00_apathy.html   (897 words)

  
 Pick's Disease Support Group - Frontal Lobe Degeneration
Nowadays the term “apathy” (which is also known as a “negative” symptom) primarily refers to a loss of motivation, interest, and concern and is amongst the most commonly complained of symptoms in dementia.
Patients with apathy tend to be withdrawn and unresponsive on a constant basis and may rarely even acknowledge the presence or intervention of their carer.
Apathy paves the way for learned helplessness (the cycle where the sense of failure to take action in day to day activities leads to a feeling of not being in control and loss of ability which then leads to further lack of activity) and thus feelings of hopelessness in both patient and carer.
www.pdsg.org.uk /Booklet/apa.htm   (1199 words)

  
 Apathy Matters - Apathy and Depression
"Apathy is Not Depression," he and his colleagues assert in bold in the title of an article in the Summer 1998 Journal of Clinical Neuropsychiatry.
Whether apathy is part of depression or not, there are tests to tease it out, which is all that counts.
The Apathy Evaluation Scale, devised by Dr Marin, asks questions such as whether you like to see a job through to the end and whether you need to be told what to do, and so on.
www.mcmanweb.com /apathy.htm   (2051 words)

  
 Apathy - Uncyclopedia
Apathy is a significant aspect of modern politics, and the regular production of apathy is one of the primary goals of most politicians.
Apathy is produced in mass quantities by Nutri-Grain and, more predominantly, Zork.
Some researchers believe that highly-caffeinated coffee could be used to fight apathy, but its highly addictive nature, combined with recent reports of ultra-violence caused by drinking cheap instant coffee with artificial sweeteners, have made this choice impractical.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Apathy   (525 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Eastern Philosophy: Music: Apathy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Apathy is one of the best with punchlines but this album proves he can also hold his own with a topic whether it be about money ("Buck Stops Here"), drug addiction ("Chemical") or the coldest season ("Winter").
Apathy, known by the nicknames of The Alien Emcee, as well as The King of Connecticut, is one of the underground's tightest secrets.
Apathy is clearly a large fan of the hip-hop game, especially early nineties New York hip-hop; which is the exact time period Apathy set this album in.
www.amazon.com /Eastern-Philosophy-Apathy/dp/B000BJNTTO   (1660 words)

  
 UBL: artist profile - Apathy
Since 1998 Apathy has played hundreds and hundreds of shows, all over the region, selling out venues and creating a buzz amongst fans of all ages.
APATHY is different from other bands by virtue of their intriguing musicality.
Never conforming to normality, Apathy proves to be one of the most original and innovative bands in the world.
www.ubl.com /artists/apathy/profile   (366 words)

  
 Should Apathy Be Included in the DSM-V?
In fact, apathy is the most common disorder found when the Neuropsychiatric Inventory is given to patients in nursing homes, with 15% of these patients suffering from apathy.
While there is a lack of focus on apathy as a presenting symptom, Dr. First noted that there are clearly disorders in the DSM that appear to have apathy as part of their symptomatology.
One way to improve the status of apathy in DSM-V is to clarify the definition of apathy and use it consistently throughout the DSM by adding apathy and its definition to the glossary.
www.neuropsychiatryreviews.com /apr05/apathy.html   (1557 words)

  
 Apathy-Physician's Guide
Apathy is common in HD and is probably related to frontal lobe dysfunction.
The symptom of apathy can be very troubling to families, if they see the active person they knew slipping away.
Depressed patients with apathy should be treated aggressively for their depression, which may cause the other symptoms to remit.
huntingtonsdiseasejm.tripod.com /hdsymptoms/id2.html   (401 words)

  
 A prospective longitudinal study of apathy in Alzheimer's disease -- Starkstein et al. 77 (1): 8 -- Journal of ...
Apathy is defined as lack of motivation relative to the individual’s
Apathy was diagnosed in 120 of the 354 patients (24%).
The prevalence and clinical correlates of apathy and irritability in Alzheimer’s disease.
jnnp.bmj.com /cgi/content/full/77/1/8   (2311 words)

  
 Quoteland :: Quotations by Topic
Apathy is one of the characteristic responses of any living organism when it is subjected to stimuli too intense or too complicated to cope with.
By far the most dangerous foe we have to fight is apathy - indifference from whatever cause, not from a lack of knowledge, but from carelessness, from absorption in other pursuits, from a contempt bred of self satisfaction.
Apathy is the glove into which evil slips its hand.
www.quoteland.com /topic.asp?CATEGORY_ID=331   (543 words)

  
 apathy - Synonyms from Thesaurus.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
apathy, brushoff, contempt, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, disinterest, disrespect, forgetting, heedlessness, inadvertence, inattention, indifference, insouciance, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, neglect, neglecting, negligence, oblivion, omission, omitting, overlooking, oversight, scorn, slight, slighting, unconcern, unmindfulness
apathy, dilatoriness, do-nothingness, dormancy, dreaminess, drowsiness, dullness, faineance, faineancy, heaviness, idleness, inactivity, indolence, inertia, inertness, lackadaisicalness, languidness, languorousness, laxness, leadenness, leisureliness, lethargy, listlessness, neglectfulness, negligence, otioseness, otiosity, passivity, remissness, slackness, sleepiness, sloth, slothfulness, slowness, sluggishness, stolidity, supineness, tardiness, torpescence, torpidness, weariness
apathy, coma, disinterest, disregard, drowsiness, dullness, hebetude, heedlessness, idleness, impassivity, inaction, inactivity, inanition, indifference, indolence, inertia, inertness, insouciance, languor, lassitude, listlessness, passiveness, phlegm, sleep, sleepiness, sloth, slowness, sluggishness, slumber, stupor, supineness, torpidity, torpidness, torpor, unconcern, unmindfulness
thesaurus.reference.com /browse/apathy   (516 words)

  
 Apathy Issues Society
Apathy continues because students don't think you, as an organization, are doing things...
Though apathy is commonly associated with today's college students, Senior Lecturer in...
reverse course on the gift tax, which is symptomatic of the apathy toward student life...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Society/Issues/Apathy   (465 words)

  
 AllHipHop.com : Features
As a major victory for the underground circuit, fans were giddy at the prospect of Apathy receiving a major label push.
Apathy: It was recorded in the last year and a half.
Apathy: The first concept that I go through that sets off the whole album is the title track "Eastern Philosophy." I'm basically going through the key points of growing up in the East.
www.allhiphop.com /features/?ID=1361   (1920 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: apathy
apathy apathetic care disinterest emo indifferent meh stupidity indifference apathargic apathist boredom crazy disdain emoticon ignorance lazy lethargic lethargy listless monkey nonsensical political sarcasm shit slothful stoicism uncaring whatever
While it can often be confused with Stoicism, apathy is much worse than merely not showing feelings, as the person who is apathetic HAS no feelings.
apathy is like a chicken with no fucking legs trying to walk across a goddamn field- mr mccarty
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=apathy   (337 words)

  
 Ignorance Apathy Greed
Apathy combined with low commercial returns is sufficient to prevent social action.
Apathy can be reduced if there is less ignorance and less greed.
Ignorance is reinforced by apathy, since apathetic folks don't care to obtain the knowledge which would reduce their apathy.
www.progress.org /fold21.htm   (985 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/apathy
Impressed by Apathy’s growth and potential as an artist, Sedlmayr insisted he not leave town until a deal got done: “I was broke as a joke, and Theo hit me off with dough just to stay an extra day and work things out,” says Apathy.
As VP of Marketing James Lopez gushes, “Apathy is an incredibly clever and creative artist; his lyrics, thought-provoking and filled with humor.
He wants to push things forward.” Apathy’s roots, in fact, lie in the small, desperate towns of Southeast Connecticut, where a fl, white and Latino underclass clashes with the gangs, violence, and seductive heroin and cocaine supply streaming in from NYC and Philly.
www.myspace.com /apathy   (1318 words)

  
 The Roots of Apathy
Why is apathy, another term for passivity, submissiveness, and even numbness, reaching epidemic proportions when it comes to social, economic, environmental, and political issues?
The phenomenal cost of running a political campaign causes many potential candidates not to run for office, especially in large states and/or for a seat in the nation¹s House or Senate.
We are troubled, at a time of a heating oil shortage and the high cost of fuel that politicians seem to take no action against the oil companies that are making a huge profit by selling their oil to European countries.
www.rem1.org /local_voices/summer2000/education/apathy.htm   (1531 words)

  
 Apathy Quotes | Apathy Quotations | Apathy Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
The price of apathy towards public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
Instead of saying that man is the creature of circumstance, it would be nearer the mark to say that man is the architect of circumstance.
The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_apathy.html   (399 words)

  
 Testosterone deficiency and apathy in Parkinson's disease: a pilot study -- Ready et al. 75 (9): 1323 -- Journal of ...
Testosterone deficiency and apathy in Parkinson's disease: a pilot study -- Ready et al.
Clinical, neuropsychological, and morphometric correlates of apathy in Parkinson’s disease.
Apathy and executive dysfunction in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.
jnnp.bmj.com /cgi/content/full/75/9/1323   (1715 words)

  
 +The DEMIGODZ+   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Appearances are made by, Army Of The Pharoahs (Vinnie Paz, Outerspace and King Syze), Demigodz (Apathy, Celph-Titled, and Rise), Main Flow, and Boston vets Beyonder, KT and Uno The Prophet.
In other news, Apathy and Celph Titled are putting the finishing touches on their brand new collaborative LP to be released independently on Antidote Records later this year.
And finally, Apathy's first single from his Atlantic debut should be landing in January.....
www.demigodz.com /home.html   (3412 words)

  
 Apathy (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apathy was the alternative rock band of the Midwest mailbox bomber Luke Helder.
Helder was very protective of his creative control over the music and kept his lyrics written in a notebook which he wouldn't let even the other members of the band read.
Apathy was formed through the initiative of Helder who was introduced to Stanton by a mutual friend.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apathy_(band)   (428 words)

  
 In Praise of Apathy
This is usually regarded as a bad thing, and the apathy of voters is commonly lamented.
Such a system can survive only so long as there actually are enough "apathetic" citizens to fund it without demanding their own "fair share" back.
Jeffersonians aroused from their privates lives will lose their "apathy," of course, for only so long as it takes to see that they can return to it.
www.friesian.com /apathy.htm   (1345 words)

  
 Apathy Portal @ Carelessness.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Blame for this manifestation of cultural apathy transcends the public school system and those who point the finger of blame at teachers are often unaware that...
From French apathie, from Latinized Greek apathia, from Ancient Greek απάθεια (apatheia) "impassibility, insensibility, freedom from emotion", from απαθής (apathes) "not suffering or having suffered, without experience of", from απαθέω (apatheo) "to be free from pathos", from prefix α- (a-) "not, without" + πάθος (pathos) "anything that befalls one, an incident, emotion, passion".
Student Apathy at Social Security - House of Representatives member, Mike Capuano discusses young people being far removed from what will affect their future.
carelessness.org   (1160 words)

  
 Apathy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
At 25 years of age, Apathy could very well be hip-hop's next big thing.
Said Apathy, "Interscope was interested in Celph and I as a group.
it was dope." But Apathy wasn't quick to sign the dotted line with the big "I", as other labels also had offers on the table.
www.demigodz.com /bio_apathy.html   (1361 words)

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