Author Topic: CFS Patients Had Reduced Activity in Brain's "Reward Center," 4/24/2012  (Read 7719 times)

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Re: CFS Patients Had Reduced Activity in Brain's "Reward Center," 4/24/2012
« Reply #75 on: April 23, 2013, 12:55:22 AM »
A similar study for schizophrenia:

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130214/Schizophrenia-dampens-volition.aspx

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Patients with schizophrenia and negative symptoms are less likely than mentally healthy people to increase their efforts for higher levels of reward, research shows.

In addition, these individuals are less motivated to engage in higher levels of effort for the receipt of uncertain rewards.