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Apathy is common and may decrease life expectancy in nursing home patients

20:00 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

In a study of nursing home patients, apathy was linked with an increased risk of dying over a 4-month period, even after controlling for depression. The study also found that apathy was present in half of nursing home patients.

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