Anhedonia and Substance-Related Symptoms in Detoxified Substance-Dependent Subjects: A Correlation Study

  title={Anhedonia and Substance-Related Symptoms in Detoxified Substance-Dependent Subjects: A Correlation Study},
  author={Luigi Janiri and Giovanni Martinotti and Tiziana Dario and Daniela Reina and Frank N. Paparello and Gino Pozzi and Giovanni Addolorato and Massimo Di Giannantonio and Sergio de Risio},
  pages={37 - 44}
Anhedonia is a condition in which the capacity of experiencing pleasure is totally or partially lost, frequently occurring in mood disorders, as a negative symptom in schizophrenia, and in substance use disorders. In order to test a set of instruments for anhedonia in a population of detoxified opiate, alcohol and multiple substance-dependent subjects, 70 individuals were recruited from three different clinical settings. The following scales were applied: Snaith-Hamilton Pleasure Scale (SHAPS… 

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