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living alone
2015-02-18 11:32:05

Changing social conditions in recent decades have led to more of us living alone, eating alone and generally living more solitary existences. People who live alone already make up 28 percent of all US households, which makes them more common than any other domestic unit, including the nuclear family. Several studies have found that loneliness is damaging to health, but Klinenberg believes that we can’t simply state the phenomenon of Going Solo, to quote his book title, is detrimental to...

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2015-02-02 13:10:40

Researchers discovered the more lonely and depressed the study participants were, the more likely they were to watch marathon sessions of their favorite TV shows.

2014-12-02 23:01:52

Known as the most joyous time of the year, the holiday season can actually be difficult for seniors.

Is Loneliness Declining Among American Teenagers?
2014-11-25 03:43:33

There has been a growing concern that modern society is increasingly lonely. However, studies have also shown an increase in extraversion and self-esteem, which suggests loneliness is decreasing.

animals for students
2014-10-23 07:28:59

A new study published in the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health finds that animal-assisted therapy can help college students by reducing symptoms of anxiety and loneliness.

2014-10-21 23:02:25

Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College

2014-09-17 23:10:52

Therapy Pets Unlimited, Inc.

2014-06-25 23:05:06

This book is for managers who feel overwhelmed because of the responsibility of managing people, undoubtedly the toughest part of the job.

Depression In Seniors Can Be Partially Alleviated By Internet Use
2014-04-18 05:03:29

As many as 10 million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from late-life depression, but new research suggests that many of those individuals could ward off the symptoms of the disorder simply by spending more time online.

2014-02-24 23:28:04

The new “Tips On Dealing With Loneliness” article on the site Vkool.com provides readers with tips on how to deal with loneliness easily. Seattle, WA (PRWEB)


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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