May 31st, 2005

Watching New Love as It Sears the Brain

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/31/health/psychology/31love.html

Watching New Love as It Sears the Brain

By BENEDICT CAREY
Published: May 31, 2005

New love can look for all the world like mental illness, a blend of mania, dementia and obsession that cuts people off from friends and family and prompts out-of-character behavior - compulsive phone calling, serenades, yelling from rooftops - that could almost be mistaken for psychosis.

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