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Broken Heart Syndrome

Professor Sprengnether explores how grief can cause physical harm
February 13, 2017

Illustration of broken heart

Illustration of broken heart
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Regents Professor Madelon Sprengnether addresses how loss can cause heart trauma in "Broken Heart Syndrome: Debbie Reynolds and Me," the latest post in her Minding Memory blog for Psychology Today.  "William Shakespeare recognized how one’s heart may break at what feels like an intolerable loss," she observes of King Lear.