The Consequences of Loneliness: Interview with James Lynch

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James J. Lynch, Ph.D., a psychologist, researcher, and author, is a pioneer in the field of the health implications of human loneliness and social isolation. His three books on the topic include The Broken Heart: The Medical Consequences of Loneliness (1976), The Language of the Heart: The Human Body in Dialogue (1985) and A Cry Unheard: New Insights into the Medical Consequences of Loneliness (2000). He has also authored fifteen chapters in medical textbooks and over 100 articles in peer reviewed medical journals.