anhedonia

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an inability to experience pleasure

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The result of the two-way ANCOVA comparing REML and gender in our two groups while introducing NCy, BDI-10 scores, and age as covariates showed a significant difference (F(5,429)=69.91; p<0.005), with a lower value in the anhedonic group.
These findings indicated that social anhedonic characteristics were associated with both dimensions of the schizotypy.
"Someone in this situation experiences anhedonic depression, a very flat depression, basically no emotional feelings," Waller says.
For example, an established alternative model suggests three factors labelled, respectively, "negative affectivity," "anhedonic depression," and "autonomic anxiety" [32].
When Daniel's distant genetic offspring quits his anhedonic confinement and sets off across the blasted wasteland of a future world, he is looking for what his forebear saw as the one precious thing in life.
Anxious arousal and anhedonic depression symptoms and the frequency of current marijuana use: Testing the mediating role of marijuana-use coping motives among active users.
McCreery and Claridge (1995, 1996) reported that OBE experients scored higher than nonexperients on measures of positive schizotypy (Perceptual Aberration, Luanay-Slade Hallucination Scale, STA, Hypomania) and significantly lower on a measure of negative schizotypy (the Physical Anhedonia Scale), suggesting that, "far from being anhedonic, they were particularly enjoying life." It is possible that among "healthy schizotypes" unusual ideas may reflect creativity and unconventional thinking associated with high Openness to Experience (e.g., Holt, Simmonds-Moore, & Moore, 2008).
Third, no specific self-report scale was adopted to assess anhedonic levels, although the anhedonic subscale of the BDI was used in this study.
What sometimes seems an irritable reaching after fact and reason leaves historicism open to charges of pedantry, dogmatism, and an anhedonic orientation toward literary form's most basic operations: irony, allegory, and, of course, poetic displacement.
That may be good, if suspect, advice for students, but like cooking all pork to 165[degrees], it is tragically misinformed and brutally anhedonic. Risk management is a different argument than claiming quality.
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.
For example, counselors refer to some clients who are grappling with depression as "hopeless," "anhedonic," and/or lacking motivation.
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).