Anhedonia: A Comprehensive Handbook Volume I: Conceptual Issues And Neurobiological Advances by Michael S. RitsnerAnhedonia: A Comprehensive Handbook Volume I: Conceptual Issues And Neurobiological Advances by Michael S. Ritsner

Anhedonia: A Comprehensive Handbook Volume I: Conceptual Issues And Neurobiological Advances

byMichael S. Ritsner

Hardcover | March 7, 2014

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This is the first comprehensive two-volume collection on anhedonia, a disorder that played an important role in psychopathology theories at the beginning of the twentieth century. Anhedonia is a condition in which the capacity of pleasure is partially or completely lost, and it refers to both a personality trait, and a "state symptom" in various neuropsychiatric and physical disorders. It has a putative neural substrate, originating in the dopaminergic mesolimbic and mesocortical reward circuit. Over the past three decades cognitive psychology and behavioral neuroscience have expanded our understanding of anhedonia and other reward-related processes. The aim of this new two-volume collection on anhedonia is to highlight the contributions of eminent scientists in this field as well as to provide readers with comprehensive accounts of recent developments as perceived by the authors. This monograph is divided into five parts. Volume I contains parts one and two (Conceptual Issues and Neurobiological Advances) including 14 chapters that serve as an introduction and overview of conceptual issues. Volume II contains three parts (Anhedonia in Psychotic Disorders, Anhedonia in Mood and Personality Disorders, and Anhedonia in Neurological and Physical Disorders) including 15 chapters that provide an overview of the construct, measurement of anhedonia in schizophrenia spectrum disorders, hedonic capacity and related factors in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, anhedonia as an indicator of genetic liability for schizophrenia, and as a trait marker for depression, the role of an anhedonia in trauma-related disorders, anorexia nervosa, stress-induced eating disorders, schizotypal traits and risk of suicide. This book will be of interest to a broad spectrum of readers including psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists, neuroscientists, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, general practitioners, geriatricians, graduate students, and health care providers in the fields of mental health.

Title:Anhedonia: A Comprehensive Handbook Volume I: Conceptual Issues And Neurobiological AdvancesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pagesPublished:March 7, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401785902

ISBN - 13:9789401785907

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Table of Contents


Contributors to Volume I

Part 1: Conceptual Issues

1 The different components and facets of anhedonia and their associations with different psychopathologies

Stewart A. Shankman, Andrea C. Katz, Alison A. DeLizza, Casey Sarapas, Stephanie M. Gorka and Miranda L. Campbell

2 Understanding anhedonia: The role of perceived control

Rebecca MacAulay, Jessica McGovern, Alex S. Cohen

3 Circadian fluctuation of reward response and synchronization to reward

Bruno J Martynhak and Roberto Andreatini

4 Anhedonia in children and adolescents

Zinoviy Gutkovich

5 Musical anhedonia and visual hypoemotionality: Selective loss of emotional experience in music and vision

Masayuki Satoh

6 Projecting oneself into the future, an intervention for improving pleasure in patients with anhedonia

Jérôme Favrod, Shyhrete Rexhaj, Alexandra Nguyen, Charly Cungi, Charles Bonsack

Part 2: Neurobiological Advances

7 Translational models of dopaminergic mechanisms for motivational deficits in anhedonic patients
Michael T. Treadway, David H. Zald

8 Brain system for the pleasure of food and other primary rewards

Fabian Grabenhorst

9 Neurogenetics and neurobiology of dopamine in anhedonia

Kenneth Blum, Marlene Oscar-Berman, Eliot Gardner, Thomas Simpatico, Mark Gold

10 The neuroendocrinology of anhedonia

George T. Taylor, Omar Cabrera, Jessica Hoffman

11 Electrophysiological signatures of reward processing in anhedonia

Aida Mallorqui, Gonçalo Padrao, Antoni Rodriguez-Fornells

12 Neural basis of anhedonia associated with stress-induced eating disorders

Jeong Won Jahng

13 Anhedonia in mouse models of methamphetamine-induced drug seeking behavior

Junichi Kitanaka, Nobue Kitanaka, F. Scott Hall, George R. Uhl, Motohiko Takemura

14 Brain imaging correlates of anhedonia

Adrian Preda

Contents to Volume II

Contributors to Volume II