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A lack of pleasant feelings during normally pleasurable events such as social interaction, eating, or sex. This state is caused by a sheer lack of joy during extreme bouts of depression. One of the factors that has been linked to this condition is stress.

Example: He used to be the life of the party, but he never seems happy to see us anymore.

APA Reference
Fournier, G. (2018). Anhedonia. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 30, 2020, from