Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: social groups

The Lonely Wave: On the Failure of Group Therapy

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If you put mortally desperate people in a room together, what do you expect? Emotions will spill over and people will jostle for time and topic. In my groups, even the most kindhearted had attempted to either become the center of attention or slink away into silence, often leaving early with a whispered “sorry” and a quick shuffle out of the room.

People are Intensely Loyal to Groups Which Abuse Newcomers

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In this piece for Aeon, Christopher Kavanagh explores various explanations for why many people are willing to be part of groups and organizations that subject...

Continuity of Social Groups Helps Prevent Postpartum Depression

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Mothers’ loss of group membership impacts their social identity and linked to postpartum depression.