Anhedonia in schizophrenia

  title={Anhedonia in schizophrenia},
  author={Daniel H. Wolf},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  • D. Wolf
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
This review highlights key issues and recent progress in understanding the epidemiology, phenomenology, etiology, and treatment of anhedonia in schizophrenia. A reduced pleasure capacity has been recognized as an important feature of the illness since the time of Kraepelin and Bleuler. However, it remains poorly understood for many reasons, including the phenotypic heterogeneity of schizophrenia, the multidimensionality and multifactorial etiology of anhedonia, and the dif-ficulties inherent in… 
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