Gal Pals

Borysenko, Joan
June 2006
Prevention;Jun2006, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p101
The article offers women advice on how to maintain their friendships with other women. Friendship is one of the things we can do to sustain our physical and emotional health. Intimate friendships help banish stress and improve mood. English researcher Tirril Harris studied the benefits of friendship for treating depressed women. Another study reported that the more friends a woman has, the less likely she is to develop physical impairments with age. INSET: Tips for nurturing friendship.


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