- Feb 9, 2013
This thread is for anyone who is currently suffering from anhedonia and would like some support, to share experiences, tips, etc. Please adhere to the Bluelight User Agreement (BLUA) and the Mental Health Forum Guidelines. Thank you.
What is Anhedonia?
Anhedonia is one of the main symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder. It is the lost of interest in activities that were once pleasurable and enjoyable. These activities can include, but are not limited to: sex, hobbies, friends, work, etc. source
Anhedonia is usually treated with the following methods:
- antidepressant medications, usually Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor's (SSRI's)
- cognitive behavioral therapy
- group therapy
More "natural" approaches can be taken to anhedonia treatment. These include, but are not limited to:
- healthy eating
- positive thinking