No pain no gain, but what if you can’t feel pleasure? There may be a reason as stated in the article by Tanya Lewis for the Business Insider.
There’s a name for the inability to take pleasure in activities you once found enjoyable, the subject of countless commercials for depression medications: anhedonia.
In a study published Thursday in the journal Science, scientists stimulated the brains of rats to induce feelings of anhedonia, helping to explain how the phenomenon arises in the brain.
Hopefully, this understanding could one day lead to better treatments for depression and other related mood disorders….READ MORE