Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Helping the nearly alcoholic
Joseph Nowinski Ph.D.
Loneliness: A growing challenge for senior health care.
Horses can help to heal emotional wounds
How horses can help at-risk youths
Enlisting horses to help heal our wounded veterans
Does sexting pose a public health risk?
For those who are concerned about substance abuse in young girls
How do we explain Donald Trump?
Can the problem of underage drinking be successfully tackled?
AA following rehab enhances recovery
A person's expectations for rehab matter a great deal.
People who are willing to trust others are healthier and happier
Couples share their perceptions and experiences of internet betrayal.
Does loneliness place you at risk?
For some the cyber-world may meet some critical developmental needs that we may overlook.
Are "side relationships" a new social reality?
Attachment styles influence our relationships in the cyber-world as well as the real world.
Men with Borderline Personality Disorder are cursed with feeling "second-best."
Our tendency to romanticize illness, including alcoholism, can lead us down a slippery slope.
Insecurity is a key dynamic force in men with borderline personality disorder.
Prior experience of abuse, neglect, or abandonment--which men are loathe to share--is a cause of BPD in men just as it is in women
Facebook and similar Internet sites have the potential to harm relationships.
When should parents draw the line on Internet use?
Understanding the Man with Borderline Personality Disorder
Texting patterns may be a window into personality.
Talking is better than texting
Is it stigmatizing or empowering to be in "recovery"?
How the social network can take over your life.
Can family conflict drive teen girls to drink?
"Frontloading" is a dangerous way to overcome social anxiety or boost your confidence.
How much you drink when you drink can have consequences for your health.
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D., is the supervising psychologist at the University of Connecticut Health Center.