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Someone tell me everything they know about anhedonia treatment?

Someone tell me everything they know about anhedonia treatment?

No: This is not a disease, but it is a symptom...Can be seen in depression and some other mental and physical disorders....Check with your psychiatrist. ...Read more

Lack Of Pleasure (Definition)

Anhedonia, or lack of sense of pleasure often refers to the absence of getting joy or satisfaction out of things or activities most people enjoy. People sometimes describe this as the "blah's". It is commonly associated with depression and can be one of the later symptoms to respond to medication or psychotherapy, but can also be associated with ...Read more


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What is the treatment of anhedonia. Is there any non medication way to treat it?

What is the treatment of anhedonia. Is there any non medication way to treat it?

Anhedonia: Besides medications, psychotherapy, life-style changes, regular sleep patterns, stress management, meditation, relaxation, healthy diet and regular exercises. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for severe fatigue and anhedonia/apathy?

What is the treatment for severe fatigue and anhedonia/apathy?

See a doctor: You should see your doctor to rule out any physical causes and then see either a psychiatrist or psychologist for diagnosis and further recommendations regarding treatment. Best wishes.Sounds like classic depression. ...Read more

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I have anhedonia without other depressive symptoms, is this condition is depression? What is the non medical treatment of anhedonia?

I have anhedonia without other depressive symptoms, is this condition is depression? What is the non medical treatment of anhedonia?

Therapy: Looking into the possible reasons for your anhedonia in your life experiences with a therapist may give you better understanding and help you make changes. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Yes: Dequervain's thyroiditis can make you hyperthyroid for a few days or weeks then self-cure. Another cause is eating beef into which the animal's thyroid was accidentaly placed by the butcher. ...Read more

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I'm dealing with anhedonia after ssri use that was 8 weeks, it's almost 3 months later and i still have it. Therapy does not help. Any other help?

I'm dealing with anhedonia after ssri use that was 8 weeks, it's almost 3 months later and i still have it. Therapy does not help. Any other help?

Depression: I have seen many patients whose therapy did not work the first and second time as the match was just not right with the therapist they saw. Please don't abandon psychotherapy as it could be very helpful for you with the right person. Look for a therapist who fits what you need, most likely compassion, empathy, caring and interactive. My best. ...Read more

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Help please! is anhedonia (feeling nothing) reversible by therapy?

Help please! is anhedonia (feeling nothing) reversible by therapy?

More than likely: Therapy would be a good thing to try. It will be important to feel comfortable with the particular therapist. I expect that the treatment will explore the life history in an attempt to understand more about the culture and meanings of pleasure to the individual. Sometimes this sort to work is described as dynamic vs behavioral. Good luck. ...Read more

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Apart from psychotherapy, what treatments are available for anhedonia caused by drug abuse?

Apart from psychotherapy, what treatments are available for anhedonia caused by drug abuse?

Do it til u feel it: Support groups (aa, na), exercise, other healthy activities, eating healthy, sleeping enough, sober fun... Even if you don't feel like it, getting in a routine of healthy activities will help. Acting your way into feeling better and thinking more clearly is far more effective than waiting until you think or feel differently so you can do things differently. ...Read more

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Can sexual anhedonia be caused by polycystic ovary syndrom?Even after contraceptive pill therapy, when cysts are gone, i can't get pleasure from orgasm

Can sexual anhedonia be caused by polycystic ovary syndrom?Even after contraceptive pill therapy, when cysts are gone, i can't get pleasure from orgasm

Not directly: Polycystic ovaries do not directly cause loss of sexual pleasure; but if this diagnosis causes the woman stress, worry, bad body image, etc...It could be related. The cysts don't cause the problem and taking ocp will likely not help. Talk with your doctor about the problem, there is good help available. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there any viable treatments for post-ssri sexual dysfunction pssd (including genital anesthesia + ejaculatory anhedonia) persisting several years?

Are there any viable treatments for post-ssri sexual dysfunction pssd (including genital anesthesia + ejaculatory anhedonia) persisting several years?

Beyond my scope: Sorry i can't answer your question since it's beyond my scope of practice. I have referred your question to specialists who should be able to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

Anhedonia (Definition)

Anhedonia simply means an inability to find pleasure in the activities and hobbies that you used to enjoy. The key difference between anhedonia and a normal lack of interest is that the person experiencing anhedonia previously enjoyed the activities (e.g., sex, reading, sports, socializing, etc.) in which they are no longer interested. It is frequently ...Read more


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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more