Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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How to protect your psychological health, improve your relationships, and enhance your self-esteem.
Guy Winch Ph.D.
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Guy Winch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and author of Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts.