Definición de anhedonia en inglés:

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anhedonia

Pronunciación: /ˌanhɪˈdəʊnɪə/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Psychiatry
Inability to feel pleasure in normally pleasurable activities.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The most common symptoms include feelings of anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure in anything), guilt and suicidal ideation.
  • The cannabis produced an initial beneficial effect for the patients in that the anergia, anhedonia, and low imaginative capacity caused by the antipsychotic were reversed.
  • Certain parallels have been made between the behavioral effects of the immune system, including anhedonia, and the behavioral changes and anhedonia found in depressed people.

Derivados

anhedonic

adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The anhedonic effect of illness and inflammation has received much recent research attention.
  • Anhedonic alcoholics may have blunted cortisol response to psychological stress.
  • As predicted, patients with major depression scored significantly higher on the anhedonic symptoms scale of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) than did patients with schizophrenia.

Origen

Late 19th century: from French anhédonie, from Greek an- 'without' + hēdonē 'pleasure'.

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