Opioids and Social Connection

@inproceedings{Inagaki2018OpioidsAS,
  title={Opioids and Social Connection},
  author={Tristen K. Inagaki},
  year={2018}
}
  • Tristen K. Inagaki
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Social connection, the pleasurable, subjective experience of feeling close to and bonded with other people, is critical for well-being and continued social bonding. Despite the importance of social connection for many important outcomes, few researchers have experimentally examined how humans connect with those to whom they feel close. The strongest insights into the biological bases of social connection come from animal research, which shows that social bonds rely on the same neurochemicals… CONTINUE READING

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