News Stories relating to "lonely"
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Reduced production of myelin, a type of protective nerve fiber that is lost in diseases like multiple sclerosis, may also play a role in the development of mental illness. Myelin is an insulating material that wraps around the axon, the threadlike part of a nerve cell through which the cell sends impulses to other nerve cells. Depriving mice of...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Are you lonely
? Join he club: Although the average Facebook user
has some 130 "friends," in reality, Americans have, on average, slightly more than two confidantes, down from three 25 years ago.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
THE SOLUTION: JOIN OUR REGULAR WEDNESDAY CHATS (from 7 to 8 pm Pacific)! And if this description fits you, check your wallet: Current treatments for depression don't help working-class and poor patients as much as they help middle-class people. Maybe this is because, when people with jobs
Monday, June 26, 2006
If you feel lonely, you're not alone. According to a new study by serious sociologists, most people in the US are lonely.
Duke University professors Lynn Smith-Lovin and Robert L. Wilson say that the average American's circle of close friends has shrunk dramatically in the past two decades. And the number of people who say they have no...