Addictions & Mental Health

Why Shouldn’t I Get Romantically Involved During Treatment?

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According to Open Mind, a cognition and neuroscience blog for Paste Magazine, love is an addiction, like any other drug. “…love–and other drugs–increases dopamine in the reward system in the brain.” The neural pathways for love and drug addiction are almost identical. Scientists have agreed that love in the brain operates in very similar mannerisms to drugs.  For […]