Table of contents for Loneliness : human nature and the need for social connection / John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick.

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ContentsAcknowledgments___000part one: The Lonely Heartchapter oneLonely in a Social World___000chapter twoVariation, Regulation, and an Elastic Leash___000chapter threeLosing Control___000chapter fourSelfish Genes, Social Animals ___000chapter fiveThe Universal and the Particular___000chapter sixThe Wear and Tear of Loneliness ___000part two: From SelÞsh Genes to Social Beingschapter sevenSympathetic Threads ___000chapter eightAn Indissociable _Organism ___000chapter nineKnowing Thyself, Among Others___000chapter tenConflicted by _Nature___000chapter elevenConflicts in _Nature___000part three: Finding Meaning in Connectionschapter twelveThree _Adaptations___000chapter thirteenGetting It _Right___000chapter fourteenThe Power of Social _Connection___000Notes___000Index___000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Loneliness -- Physiological aspects.