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Title Loneliness : human nature and the need for social connection / John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick.
Author Cacioppo, John T.
Publication New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 317 pages) : illustrations.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-295) and index.
Contents The lonely heart -- Lonely in a social world -- Variation, regulation, and an elastic leash -- Losing control -- Selfish genes, social animals -- The universal and the particular -- The wear and tear of loneliness -- From selfish genes to social beings -- Sympathetic threads -- An indissociable organism -- Knowing thyself, among others -- Conflicted by nature -- Conflicts in nature -- Finding meaning in connection -- Three adaptations -- Getting it right -- The power of social connection.
Summary A pioneering neuroscientist reveals the reasons for chronic loneliness--which he defines as unrecognized syndrome--and brings it out of the shadow of its cousin, depression.
Note Print version record.
Subject Loneliness.
Loneliness -- Physiological aspects.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Patrick, William, 1948-
OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Cacioppo, John T. Loneliness. First edition 9780393061703 (DLC) 2008015099 (OCoLC)181139570
ISBN 9780393070316 electronic bk.
039307031X electronic bk.

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