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Crown, 2012, 323 pages.

Articles: The Benefits of Introversion

By Jill Suttie | May 15, 2012

Do extroverts rule the world? A new book makes the case for some alone time.

 

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Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Combat Loneliness

 

Articles: Better Together: A review of The Lonely American

By Jill Suttie | June 18, 2009

 

Articles: Book Review: Loneliness

By Jill Suttie | December 1, 2008

by John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick
W.W. Norton & Company, 2008, 317 pages

 

Articles: Seeing Human

By Meera Lee Sethi | June 1, 2008

Human beings have a deep-seated tendency to humanize everything around them. Is it delusion—or a natural and healthy response to loneliness?

 

Articles: The Costs of Loneliness

By Linda George | December 1, 2007

 
Some of the 20,000 clients and 15,000 volunteers who have connected through Shanti over the last 30 years.

Articles: Connecting through Compassion

By Charles Garfield | March 1, 2004

For three decades Charles Garfield has trained volunteers to care compassionately for strangers. He shares what he’s learned about the extraordinary deeds of ordinary people.

 

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