Because antipsychotic withdrawal and rebound symptoms are extremely common to experience when trying to quit antipsychotics, including Abilify, new or worsening neuropsychological drug effects are normal to experience when trying to discontinue. In reply to Re: Abilify for anhedonia» Conundrum, posted by SLS on August 27, , at It does increase dopamine in the PFC but not norepinephrine, unlike some other antipsychotics like olanzapine. I think both NE and DA are necessary to combat anhedonia. Just my opinion. " Abilify really helped my anhedonia, I was already on a antidepressant that is known to help anhedonia Abilify took care of the anhedonia and residual depression. The dose of Abilify is tricky. It tends to be specific, it has a narrow therapeutic range. It did nothing until 10 mg. Abilify Withdrawal and Abilify Detox I cried all the time. I had no withdrawal lowering my meds thank, God but fear the worst going off it completely. Please continue to check the site for updated information. Late March of this year my doctor told me that I needed to come off Abilify and to just stop it cold turkey. Seroquel mg helped me with Anhedonia. I don't know what I'm going to do about it if it continues worsening. Sign up for a new account in our community.