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A Proposed Mechanism for the Induction of Bone Loss as a Function of Chronic Envy

Authors: William Sabol

The dorsal anterior cingulate cortex (dACC) has been shown to be uniquely activated when people engage in envy. Similarly, dACC is the major component of a proposed adversity processing circuit that predicts risks to prevent destructive behaviors and inhibit release of dopamine and serotonin, which play a significant role in skeletal health. A causal relationship may therefore exist between chronic envy and the induction of lowered bone mineral density (BMD) as a result of dACC activation.

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[v1] 2017-02-05 00:01:02
[v2] 2017-03-08 23:12:48
[v3] 2017-03-26 02:42:27
[v4] 2017-04-08 01:39:40
[v5] 2018-03-10 02:17:21
[v6] 2018-12-28 01:19:12
[v7] 2018-12-28 21:19:53

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