Amotivational Syndrome

Term amotivational syndrome is often used interchangeably with apathy syndrome. Both terms refer to a set of characteristics that have been associated with the use of marijuana, cocaine, and inhalants. Based on experiments conducted in the 1960s and 1970s, amotivational syndrome is characterized by a broad range of symptoms, including general apathy, lethargy, severe reduction in activities, difficulty in carrying out long-term plans, depression, and an inability to concentrate. The condition...