Posts Tagged ‘lonliness’

#43 – Under Pressure part2

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

finalexam1.jpgFor many, going off to college is an exciting adventure. But what happens when the safety nets that protected you in high school are removed, replaced by the pressure to succeed? It is quite common to feel alone, confused, fearful, often depressed. My guest is therapist Dr. Lynda Doyle who has talked with dozens and dozens of college kids from the U.S. and other countries. She tells each of them the same thing: You’re absolutely normal!

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#42 – Under Pressure

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

under-pressure_50.jpgColleges have always been pressure cookers. The crucibles in which young adults can be fired to greatness are also heating some students to dangerous levels. Suicide and attempts are rising, as is campus violence. What’s going on? Helping us to understand the myriad pressures that today’s kids are under is Dr. Lynda Doyle, a therapist in-touch with the college generation. We also look at the controversial book, "Doing School" by Denise Clark Pope. Music heard on the show includes "Under Pressure" by David Bowie.

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