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CC04 Keynote 05 - The Drive to Love - Helen Fisher, PhD

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Keynotes |  Couples Therapy |  Neurobiology |  Love |  Neuroscience |  Sex and Sexuality
Couples Conference |  Couples Conference 2004
Helen E. Fisher, PhD
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Original Program Date:
Mar 28, 2004
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Dr. Fisher will present an fMRI study of intense romantic love, a primary mating drive, and the impact of this brain circuitry on human sexuality, human marital stability and therapy using SSRI antidepressants.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe how it is possible to change brain chemistry with talking therapy.
  2. To name the ways the three primary emotion systems contribute to intimacy and marriage.

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Helen E. Fisher, PhD, is a biological anthropologist and a Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University. She has written five books on the evolution and future of human sexuality, monogamy, adultery and divorce, gender differences in the brain, the chemistry of romantic love, and most recently, human personality types and why we fall in love with one person rather than another.


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