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Role of Dopamine in anhedonia?(chemist, linkadge)

Posted by Maximus on August 29, 2004, at 13:19:50

Hi there,

I was wondering how dopamine plays in anhedonia.

To make a long story short, when i take a dopamine agonist like Ritalin, i feel stoned, more detached.

But actually i'm taking Seroquel, a dopamine antagonist, and i feel more alive, more empathetic. I would say that Seroquel awakens something, somewhere in the brain.

Any theories?





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