Addicted To Grief? Chronic Grief Activates Pleasure Areas Of The Brain

Sunday, June 22, 2008 - 00:28 in Psychology & Sociology

Most of us experience the grief associated with the loss of a loved one at some point in our lives. New research now suggests that people who never get over their loss, who never "let go," may be activating neurons in the reward centers of the brain, possibly giving these memories addiction-like properties.

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