Is Love Passion an Addictive Disorder?

@article{Reynaud2010IsLP,
  title={Is Love Passion an Addictive Disorder?},
  author={M. Reynaud and L. Karila and L. Blecha and A. Benyamina},
  journal={The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse},
  year={2010},
  volume={36},
  pages={261 - 267}
}
Aims: Inquiry regarding the relationship between passionate love and addiction has long been a topic of intense debate. Recent advances in neurobiology now allow for an examination between these two states. Methods: After describing the clinical distinctions between “love passion,” “love addiction,” and “sex addiction,” we compare clinical, neuropsychological, neurobiological, and neuroimaging data on love, passion, pathological gambling (PG) and substance dependence. Results: There are no… Expand
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