Lack of interest, suppression, lack of cultural traditions, spiritual guidance, or cultural knowledge, emotional distress, reduced motivation, feeling indifferent, unsociable, sadness
A person who is feeling apathetic may lack energy and lose interest in being active. A person who is recovering from an illness or injury may feel apathetic.
Apathy may be experienced in the intellectual quadrant as thoughts of disinterest and a loss of motivation
An apathetic person may disconnect from others or from his/her cultural traditions and/ or faith/ spirituality. Or, feeling disconnected may influence feelings of apathy.
A person will not feel his/ her full range or depth of emotions, as usual emotions are replaced by feeling indifferent and/ or withdrawn.
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