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While my guitar gently rusts

Posted by Stephan on August 14, 1999, at 23:50:37

In reply to Your vote to treat ANHEDONIA, posted by JohnL on August 14, 1999, at 17:17:25

Haven't touched my guitar for many months, either. People who think beating depression is primarily a matter of starting to doing things again that you used to love are seriously deluded. This only makes my depression worse. Anhedonia is a curse like no other.

On a brighter note, I don't think anhedonia is necessarily a dopamine-related problem. Have you tried an SSRI/Tricyclic combo? Thyroid hormone augmentation? Buspirone augmentation? There's tons of other stuff out there. (Finding a competent doctor willing to try all or even some of the available options, however, may prove to be the far greater challenge).




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