Jealousy Including Psychiatric Disorders?
Be careful jealous partner. Who knows your jealousy trigger more serious psychiatric disorders.
Researchers from the University of Pisa, Italy, recently to find an area in the brain that make a person feel jealous. Response in this area are also found in the brains of patients with schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, and alcoholics.
Areas of the brain that regulate feelings of jealousy is called the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, which also governs empathy and guilt. Jealousy is also connected to other areas of the brain, the amygdala, which regulates fear and anxiety.
The researchers believe that jealousy is a disease pathology called “Othello syndrome“. This title refers to the drama titled “Othello” by William Shakespeare that tells of a man who strangled his wife in a jealous rage.
Marazzi said lead researcher Donatella, jealousy is not come by itself. There is a biochemical imbalance in the body that converts thoughts into feelings of jealousy that sparked dangerous obsession.
According to experts, as quoted Genius Beauty, in extreme cases, jealousy often lead someone to do malicious acts, such as killing others or commit suicide.