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The Family Anatomy Podcast

Psychologists talk about parenting and relationships. 

Jul 11, 2011

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk with Dr. John Cacioppo, author of "Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection", about what happens when people feel isolated, including:

  • the importance of loneliness as a signal to our social selves
  • the physical effects that make chronic loneliness as dangerous as smoking,
  • the effects of "time out",
  • how we can still feel lonely even with hundreds of Facebook friends

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