complete indifference and/or a complete lack of response to one's surroundings. Apathy is commonly associated with severe depressive disorders and schizophrenia.

APATHY: "The person felt apathy toward life- he or she didn't care whether he or she woke up the next day."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APATHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apathy/ (accessed November 23, 2020).