Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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From hormones to mood and memory; from mind to body.
Monica N. Starkman M.D.
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…and their long-lasting and serious side-effects.
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Monica Starkman, M.D., is associate professor of psychiatry emerita at the University of Michigan. Her novel The End of Miracles, suspensefully reveals the complexity and strength of the human mind.