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Re: Role of Dopamine in anhedonia?(chemist, linkadge) Maximus

Posted by jerrympls on August 30, 2004, at 19:11:10

In reply to 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?
>
> Thanks!

Weird - Seroquel blunted all my pleasure centers....stimulants do the opposite...
Jerry


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