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A pronounced state of indifference or lack of interest.

 Can have many possible causes, including brain trauma or disorders, certain medications, heavy drug use, or witnessing a horrific event.

Example: A prisoner condemned to death sits passively in his cell, ignoring his meal and several unopened letters.

APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Apathy. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 8, 2020, from