QotW - 13.06.06 - What is the physiology behind emotional breakdown?

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Offline evan_au

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My name is Claus, from Sweden.

What is the physiology behind emotional breakdown? Everyone has had the feeling in traumatic situations of getting all choked up, voice breaking and tears welling up. What is happening in our bodies during such occurrences?

What do you think?
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Quote from: Claus, from Sweden
... What is the physiology behind emotional breakdown? ... tears welling up.
What is happening in our bodies during such occurrences?

chemosignaling ... http://www.sciencemag.org/content/331/6014/226