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COVID-19: The Second Social-Distancing Threat to Our Way of Life in Thirteen Years

Social distancing started long before COVID-19.

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Anthony Silard’s article in Psychology Today | COVID-19: The Second Social-Distancing Threat in 13 Years

Anthony Silard’s article “COVID-19: The Second Social-Distancing Threat in 13 Years” was published in Psychology Today. You can read it here.

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How to Be Lonely without Becoming Depressed

So lonely inside, so busy out there  and all you wanted was somebody who cares.   — Michelle Branch  During the pandemic, almost all of us—with the exception of those working in essential businesses or health care—have become socially isolated. As a consequence, our collective mental health has taken a severe downturn and both loneliness and depression have become much more widespread.  Loneliness versus Depression  […]

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Anthony Silard’s article in Psychology Today | How to Survive the Pandemic without Becoming a “Zoombie”

Anthony Silard’s article “How to Survive the Pandemic without Becoming a “Zoombie” was published in Psychology Today. You can read it here.

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In Times of Social Distancing, Transform Loneliness into Solitude and Social Engagement

Social distancing will hopefully come to an end in the not-too-distant future. Why? Because we need each other. We are social animals that, as social psychologists Roy Baumeister and Mark Leary document, need to belong to social groups to survive and thrive. The global recommendations of social distancing seem necessary; yet we must understand the social implications.  The Unprecedented […]

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