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anhedonia

[‚an·hə′dōn·ē·ə]
(psychology)
Inability to experience pleasure from activities that ordinarily produce pleasurable feelings.
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The findings of this study indicate that a shortened REML is significantly associated with anhedonic symptoms in moderately to highly depressed patients when controlled by NCy and by severity of the depressive symptoms.
Schzotypal, schizoid and paranoid characteristics in the biological parents of social anhedonics. Psychiatry Res 2010; 178:79-83.
An additional self-report assessment, the Snaith-Hamilton Pleasure Scale (SHAPS) (37,38) was adopted to assess the anhedonic state of the participants.
Huxley described himself as "by temperament extremely anti-social," but he was not anhedonic, and the pleasure he took in art, literature, close friendships, and the ordinary processes of life, are plain to see in his writings.
There's a hint of what's up in the credit sequence, an aerial shot of the beat-up car of Michel and his wife, Claire (Mathilde Seigner), rolling down the hot highway with no air conditioning on an anhedonic holiday with their three authentically squalling toddlers.
Patients who were anhedonic were more likely to commit suicide than nonhedonic patients.
Bracketing religious considerations, my view does imply that the killing of an irreversible anhedonic is not a harm to the victim.
However, one's own selfishness can recoil on oneself by creating a private anhedonic hell, peopled with anxieties stemming from a sense of isolation, rootlessness and insecurity.
He was also having difficulty sleeping, and was somewhat anhedonic and lethargic.
A few scenes further on, Shakespeare expands on the adumbrations in this passage when, with as much frankness as Elizabethan propriety permits, Kate, Hotspur's long-suffering wife, who is both forthright and womanly, reproves her anhedonic husband for treating her as "a banished woman from my Harry's bed" (2.3.36) and confesses her frustration at the loss o "my treasures and my rights of thee" (42).
Pollak, "Anhedonic behavior in cryptochrome 2deficient mice is paralleled by altered diurnal patterns of amygdala gene expression," Amino Acids, vol.