Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Brock Bastian Ph.D.
In a series of experiments, we showed the high value we place on happiness is not only associated with increased levels of depression, it may actually be the underlying factor.
Is happiness just about the good times? Do painful experiences only make us unhappy? Here is new research on why our painful experiences are in fact necessary for happiness.
Brock Bastian, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne.