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Addicted to love: What is love addiction and when should it be treated?

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Recent research suggests that romantic love can be literally addictive. Although the exact nature of the relationship between love and addiction has been described in inconsistent terms throughout the literature, we offer a framework that distinguishes between a narrow view and a broad view of love addiction. The narrow view counts only the most extreme, harmful forms of love or love-related behaviors as being potentially addictive in nature. The broad view, by contrast, counts even basic soc...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1353/ppp.2017.0011

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
77-92
Publication date:
2017-03-28
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EISSN:
1086-3303
ISSN:
1071-6076
Source identifiers:
688828
Language:
English
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pubs:688828
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uuid:308c76e6-a2e1-4cef-8d84-f035c9d0de3e
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pubs:688828
Deposit date:
2017-06-15

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