Monthly Archives: March 2015

Psych Research Again Proving the Obvious: We Need Each Other

A meta-analysis of multiple studies coordinated by researchers at BYU found that social isolation…, loneliness…, and living alone.., correspond[ed] to an average of 29%, 26%, and 32% increased likelihood of mortality, respectively. [The researchers] found no differences between measures of … Continue reading

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Gun Violence Trends in the US

A new report in the Annual Review of Public Health on gun deaths was just released and is making its way through the news.  My husband and I will be in the UK and Europe again this spring, and I remember how … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Depression Relapse

An article from the latest issue of the APA Monitor says about depression, Depression is not only the most common mental illness, it’s also one of the most tenacious.  Up to 80 percent of people who experience a major depressive … Continue reading

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