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Basic Concepts: Anhedonia

The DSM refers to anhedonia as one of the two core symptoms of depression; the other core symptom is depressed mood itself. What is anhedonia, and why is it so important?   First, let’s consider what it is not.  Those of you who tend to derive the meaning of a word from the Greek roots…

Many ScienceBloggers, and some science bloggers, are writing posts about basic concepts.  I thought that was a good idea, but could not think of one that would be interesting and that I felt like writing about and that I was particularly well-suited to write. Psychiatry is not a basic science.  It is a medical practice…