Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning inability to feel pleasure?
Anhedonia is the medical term meaning inability to feel pleasure. Anhedonia is a symptom of depression. ...
What is anhedonia?
In general, anhedonia is the reduced ability or perhaps the complete inability to enjoy things or experience pleasure, particularly as regards activities that an individual previously enjoyed. Links can be found below to check facts and discover more information. ...
Asked in Men's Health, Reproductive System
Does male sexual anhedonia impact fertility and sperm counts?
No, but since Anhedonia is seen in mood disorders, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizoid personality disorder and other mental disorders can the medicine to cure or keep it under control affect your ability to get an erection etc. ...
Asked in Health, Medication and Drugs
What are the drugs used in schizoid personality?
usually none, There are some doctor which name I dont remember that recommended Wellbutrin against Anhedonia as first alternative, and Leponex as second, though the last one he claimed was unwise because of the risk of agranalucytotis. I can witness of some sort of success with wellbutrin against the anhedonia, however there was an allergic reaction. There might be some success in dopamine agonist, but just keeping away from humanity might help as well usually none, There are some doctor which name...
Asked in Science
What are the Negative symptoms of schitzopherenia?
Alogia- lack of speech Avolution- without purpose and plans Flat affect Anhedonia- loss of interest in things that previously interested a person ...
Asked in Roman Empire
When depressed what can you lose interest in?
When the derpession is severe you can lose interest in everything. One of the symproms is anhedonia which is the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable and the deisre to to engage in these activities. ...
Asked in Symptoms
Which of the following would be a negative symptom of a schizophrenic patient?
Negative symptoms in schizophrenia are those which are considered "deficit" symptoms: anhedonia or loss of the ability to feel pleasure, apathy, poverty of speech and thought and psychomotor retardation. ...
Asked in Mental Health, Doctors, Schizophrenia, Symptoms
How do you tell if you have schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia is characterized mostly by negative symptoms. These include apathy, wanting to be alone, feeling strange around others, low energy, depression, anhedonia. The positive symptoms, such as hallucinations, are much rarer. ...
Does Lexapro make a person feel emotionally numb?
All anti-depressants have the potential to cause anhedonia (an inability to experience pleasure from normally pleasurable life events such as eating, exercise, and social/sexual interactions), and it may mean that your medication needs to be changed if you had been feeling better and then began having these types of symptoms. Anhedonia is also a symptom of depression itself. It may take as long as 4 to 6 weeks to see any difference in your depression after starting your medication, and if you...
Asked in Health, Medication and Drugs, Antipsychotics
What are the schizophrenic symptoms most likely to be relieved by antipsychotic drugs?
Antipsychotic drugs are most likely to relieve symptoms related to delusions and hallucinations. They are can be partially helpful in treating cognitive problems, amotivational symptoms, anhedonia (lack of ability to experience pleasure) and apathy. ...
Asked in Health, Mental Health, Schizophrenia
What are the negative symptoms of schizophrenia?
Flat affect (sounding relatively emotionless) Poverty of speech (not speaking much) Insomnia (sleeplessness) Depression (lack of energy, lack of interests) Inability to perform tasks Inability to interact normally with others Inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia) Social withdrawal (asociality) Lack of motivation (avolition) ...
Asked in Depression and Bipolar Disorder
How can you tell if your teenager is depressed?
There are several signs of depression to look out for in your teenager: Anhedonia- the inability to derive from things they once enjoyed Sleep disturbances- insomnia or excessive sleeping Eating disturbances- overeating or loss of appetite Psycho-motor retardation- the impairment of thought and physical movement Suicidal ideation Severe hopelessness Severe sadness ...
What are the warning signs of depression?
According to the DSM there are 7 symptoms of depression 1. Severe sadness 2. Anhedonia 3. psychomotor retardation 4. eating disturbances 5. sleep disturbances 6. concentration problems 7. suicidal 5 out of these 7 symptoms must be present for at least 2 weeks in order for there condition to be classified as depression. ...
Asked in Schizophrenia
Which is a typical negative symptom of schizophrenia?
Flat affect (sounding relatively emotionless), poverty of speech (not speaking much), insomnia (sleeplessness), depression (lack of energy, lack of interests), inability to perform tasks, inability to interact normally with others, inability to experience pleasure (anhedonia), social withdrawal (asociality) and lack of motivation (avolition) are negative symptoms of schizophrenia. ...
Asked in Word Games
What are some nine letter words with 3rd letter H and 9th letter A?
According to SOWPODS (the combination of Scrabble dictionaries used around the world) there are 9 words with the pattern --H-----A. That is, nine letter words with 3rd letter H and 9th letter A. In alphabetical order, they are: achalasia anhedonia arhythmia echeveria echinacea echolalia kahikatea kahikatoa schechita ...
Asked in Depression and Bipolar Disorder
What sypmtoms are sometimes seen in clinicly depressed teenagers?
Symptoms sometimes seen in clinically depressed teenagers are as follows: Anhedonia- the inability to derive from things they once enjoyed Sleep disturbances- insomnia or excessive sleeping Eating disturbances- overeating or loss of appetite Psycho-motor retardation- the impairment of thought and physical movement Suicidal ideation Severe hopelessness Severe sadness ...