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Loneliness in the time of the coronavirus

18-Mar-2020 3:50 PM EDT, by University of Delaware

Dawn Fallik has talked about the social isolation that hits Gen Z and Millenials who spend so much time online.

https://schedule.sxsw.com/2019/events/PP103401

But now that social distancing is requiring less face-to-face contact, she is seeing that many people who live alone in their 40s, 50s, etc. are starting to feel the walls close in on them. 

She's available to Zoom/talk with journalists looking for insight into how people can cope and how they can prepare to get back into the world when things return to normal.

 




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