Developing a new apathy measurement scale: Dimensional Apathy Scale

@article{Radakovic2014DevelopingAN,
  title={Developing a new apathy measurement scale: Dimensional Apathy Scale},
  author={Ratko Radakovic and Sharon Abrahams},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={219},
  pages={658-663}
}
Apathy is both a symptom and syndrome prevalent in neurodegenerative disease, including motor system disorders, that affects motivation to display goal directed functions. Levy and Dubois (2006) suggested three apathetic subtypes, Cognitive, Emotional-affective and Auto-activation, all with discrete neural correlates and functional impairments. The aim of this study was to create a new apathy measure; the Dimensional Apathy Scale (DAS), which assesses apathetic subtypes and is suitable for use… Expand
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