What is it?

Anhedonia describes a reduced interest in activities an individual used to enjoy and to feel pleasure.

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Signs & symptoms

Some of the symptoms of anhedonia include:
- Social withdrawal
- Diminished pleasure derived from daily activities
- A lack of relationships
- Less of an interest in hobbies


Your healthcare provider may ask you about your mood, activities, hobbies, realationships, community, and family. Based on your answer, as well as on your expressions during the inverstigations, he or she may diagnose you with an anhedonia. They may decide to perform further tests to rule-out any organic disease.


Anhdeonia treatment resembles treatment of depression. That includes:
- Cognitive behavioural treatment (CBT) - teaches you how to reacts and process daily situations.
- Medications - anti-anxiety drugs, such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) family can be the treatment of choice in some cases of anhedonia and depression.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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