# What causes pathological jealousy?

Taking the meaning of the word pathological to mean maladaptive and unhealthy.

What is/are the aetiology of pathological jealousy?

What conditions are associated with features of pathological jealousy?

Discussion can concern neurological or psychological problems or both.

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Just a note - this line Discussion can concern neurological or psychological problems or both makes this sound like a homework problem... – BenCole Aug 9 '13 at 17:01