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Is Pornography Use Increasing Loneliness, Particularly for Young People?

Is Pornography Use Increasing Loneliness, Particularly for Young People?

Quality relationships and close social connections are associated with decreased mortality risk for all causes.1 Yet among teens, loneliness, isolation, despair, and depression appear to be increasing,2 along with rates of teen suicide.3 Concerns over these trends have led many to ask, “What’s changed?” Some factors seem to

Church attendance linked with reduced suicide risk, especially for Catholics, study says

Church attendance linked with reduced suicide risk, especially for Catholics, study says

Against a grim backdrop of rising suicide rates among American women, new research has revealed a blinding shaft of light: One group of women — practicing Catholics — appears to have bucked the national trend toward despair and self-harm. Compared with women who never participated in religious services, women