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an inability to experience pleasure

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These findings indicated that social anhedonic characteristics were associated with both dimensions of the schizotypy.
An additional self-report assessment, the Snaith-Hamilton Pleasure Scale (SHAPS) (37,38) was adopted to assess the anhedonic state of the participants.
That may be good, if suspect, advice for students, but like cooking all pork to 165[degrees], it is tragically misinformed and brutally anhedonic.
Psychological hedonism and the nature of motivation: Bertrand Russell's anhedonic desires.
His stoic, anhedonic Americana has connected to the national disgust with George W.
This is important, since most people who have suffered trauma are primarily anhedonic (numb) (Smith, 1987) and alexithymic (unable to recognize and name feelings) (Krystal, 1988).
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.
Anhedonic as ever, Michaux began his hallucinogenic experiments in 1954 in anything but the spirit of what we now call "recreational.
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.
I 8), it was found that many gene sets associate with anhedonic depression.