Why addressing loneliness in children can prevent a lifetime of loneliness in adults
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By Elizabeth Tillinghast, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons; Faculty Member, Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University Medical Center. Loneliness in adults is often a result of loneliness in childhood. From www.shutterstock.com The Republicans’ controversial effort to repeal the perhaps optimistically named Affordable Care Act because of rising…