Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Together : Loneliness, Health and What Happens When We Find Connection, Paperback / softback Book

Together : Loneliness, Health and What Happens When We Find Connection Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

Description

From President Biden's Nominee for US Surgeon General'The most important book you'll read this year' DANIEL H.

PINK, author of Drive'Fascinating, moving and essential reading' - Atul Gawande'This book is a gift for us all.' - Susan Cain, author, QuietThe world seems more connected than ever, and yet even before the world went into lockdown, loneliness was at epidemic levels.

But what effect is it having on us, and how can we treat it - even at a distance?

Murthy's prescient book reveals the importance of human connection, the hidden impact of loneliness on our health, and the social power of community. When Obama appointed him Surgeon General of the United States, Dr Vivek Murthy observed the growing health crisis of isolation first-hand.

In this ground-breaking book, he traces the roots of the problem, and shows how loneliness lies behind some of our greatest personal and social challenges, from anxiety and depression to addiction and violence.

But he also reveals the cure. His search led him to talk to doctors, scientists, parents and community members around the world.

The solutions are deceptively simple and easily applicable - and the effects are transformative. And one thing is clear: real human connection is a medical necessity if we want to stay healthy, emotionally and physically.

We can all create it, and benefit from it, and it is more urgent than ever that we start now.

Information

Other Formats

£9.99

£8.99

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Vivek H. Murthy

£20.00

£15.59