Author | Paul F. Malloy, PhD

Articles

Apathy and Its Treatment in Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

November 01, 2005

Article

Affecting 70% of patients with Alzheimer's disease and common in patients suffering from other dementing illnesses, apathy is associated with functional impairment and caregiver distress at all levels of disease severity. Assessment and treatment for this under-recognized syndrome are discussed.