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Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Loneliness And Inflammation In Older Adults

For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems — such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease — and death. Attempts to diminish loneliness with social networking programs like creating community centers to encourage new relationships have not been effective. Included in this report is a video summary of the study results.

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Bullied Adolescents At Increased Risk For Depression And Substance Abuse

Both boys and girls who are victims of bullying, including bullying through e-mail and the internet, are at elevated risk for depression. However, according to a new study, adolescent girls may engage in substance use as a result of bullying-related depression,. The findings are reported in the December issue of Prevention Science, a journal of […]

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Addressing Negative Thoughts Most Effective In Fighting Loneliness

Changing how a person perceives and thinks about others was the most effective intervention for loneliness, a sweeping analysis of previous research has determined. The findings may help physicians and psychologists develop better treatments for loneliness, a known risk factor for heart disease and other health problems. The results were published in the journal Personality […]

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