Tag: social interaction

Fatty Comfort

by Volume 14, Number 3 Of the three macronutrients (i.e., carbohydrates, protein, and fat), fat has the most concentrated source of calories. Fat contains approximately 9 calories per gram while the other macronutrients contain 4 calories per gram. Fat is…

Loneliness

by Volume 13, Number 5 Loneliness is as an unpleasant emotional state in which one perceives social isolation from others. In other words, it can be thought of as the discrepancy between a person’s desired and actual quality of social…

Social Support

by Volume 3, Number 6 Social support is an asset for one’s health. This conclusion is well established in the field of health psychology, although the more specific finding is that social support benefits people who are experiencing significant stress…