Depression and other conditions are often characterized by the individuals lack of motivation or will to do anything. Yet – they are psychiatric conditions, with roots set more in the individual''s mind than the brain itself. This is what distinguishes the athymhormic syndrome as a neurological condition, since its causes are directly connected with the dysfunctions in some of the brain''s parts, more precisely – the basal ganglia. Apathy and passivity to an almost extreme level – like not reacting when getting burned by a hot iron or experiencing other painful incidents – these are some of the main characteristics of this not yet completely researched condition. In order to find out more about what is known of the athymhormic syndrome, its symptoms and traits – read this book.