At least 70 percent of patients with Alzheimer’s show signs of apathy

A VA pilot study found that a brain stimulation therapy provided to patients with Alzheimer’s disease improved their state of apathy, the most common behavioral problem in people with Alzheimer’s disease.  Apathy is the impassivity, and indifference all denotes a lack of responsiveness to something that might normally excite interest or emotion.  The twenty veterans with Alzheimer’s disease and apathy took part in the double-blind study; neither the participants nor the experimenters know who is receiving a particular treatment. Read article here…

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