anhedonia


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anhedonia

 [an″he-do´ne-ah]
inability to enjoy what is usually pleasurable.

an·he·do·ni·a

(an'hē-dō'nē-ă),
Absence of pleasure from the performance of acts that would ordinarily be pleasurable.
[G. an- priv. + hedonē, pleasure]

anhedonia

/an·he·do·nia/ (an″he-do´ne-ah) inability to experience pleasure in normally pleasurable acts.

anhedonia

(ăn′hē-dō′nē-ə)
n.
The inability to experience pleasure, as seen in certain mood disorders.

an′he·don′ic (-dŏn′ĭk) adj.

anhedonia

[an′hēdō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a + hedone, not pleasure
the inability to feel pleasure or happiness in response to experiences that are ordinarily pleasurable. It is often a characteristic of major depression and schizophrenia. anhedonic, adj.

anhedonia

Psychiatry Absence of pleasure from activities that are normally or had previously been pleasurable. See Sexual anhedonia. Cf Hedonism.

an·he·do·nia

(an'hē-dō'nē-ă)
Absence of pleasure from the performance of acts that would ordinarily be pleasurable.
[G. an- priv. + hedonē, pleasure]
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