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Can you be addicted to being in love?

Summary: Researchers explore the similarities between being in love and addiction.

Source: University of New South Wales

Being in love. It can take the shape of a long-term intimate partnership, or become an obsessive source of emotional excitement and distraction. When does being in love become similar to addiction, and can you be addicted to it?

Dr. Asheeta Prasad from the University of New South Wales School of Psychology explores the similarities between being in love and addiction.


Credit: University of New South Wales.

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