BDSM elicits positive stress response

Date: 9 January 2020

Introduction: Antwerp scientists break new ground with biological research into BDSM mechanisms.

People who engage in BDSM experience positive stress responses which can be compared to what’s known as the 'runner's high'. These and other findings were revealed in groundbreaking research carried out by Dr Elise Wuyts and Prof. Manuel Morrens (UAntwerp).

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Link: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/research-groups/capri/projects-and-publications/publications/bdsm-stress-response/