Dr. Jacqueline Olds and other health professionals comment on a study examining changes in adult sex lives during the early part of the coronavirus quarantine.
Drs. Jacqueline Olds and Richard Schwartz offer their thoughts on a new study examining how well couples have managed while quarantining together.
Drs. Jacqueline Olds and Richard S. Schwartz, along with other experts, discuss how couples can navigate relationships during the COVID-19 crisis.
Of the many ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives, one of the most impactful might be the way it has changed relationships. Around the world, millions of couples who have led largely separate lives during the workday suddenly find themselves quarantined at home. They are stuck...
According to Jacqueline Olds, MD, and Richard S. Schwartz, MD, the coronavirus pandemic presents new challenges and opportunities as people try to stay connected to each other in a time of social distancing (or the term many are advocating for: physical distancing). Olds and Schwartz, consultants...
In an interview, Dr. Jacqueline Olds explains how the COVID-19 crisis poses a risk for isolation and loneliness.
Dr. Richard S. Schwartz and Dr. Jacqueline Olds discuss how chronic loneliness has developed into a public health issue.
We are all under the impression that if you really care about someone, taking care of them should be a joy, with no thought of being burdened or annoyed. And so, in many couples, one partner may get in the habit of doing things for the other person, first, out of love, then out of habit, and...
Tips from Dr. Jacqueline Olds on how to make relationships last.
In time for Valentine’s Day, Drs. Richard Schwartz and Jackie Olds offer the scientific underpinnings of love and research of love.
Dr. Jacqueline Olds, co-author of The Lonely American, discusses how loneliness has developed into a public health issue.
Dr. Jacqueline Olds offers tips on how to survive a day of love—and loneliness.
Couples Therapists Richard Schwartz and Jacqueline Olds Study How Love Evolves and, Too Often, How it Collapses
“There’s good reason to suspect that romantic love is kept alive by something basic to our biological nature,” says Dr. Richard Schwartz.
McLean psychiatrist Jacqueline Olds, an expert on seasonal affective disorder (SAD), reminds those struggling with the winter blues that spring is almost here.
Jacqueline Olds, MD, has worked at McLean actively since 1974 when she started her child psychiatry fellowship. She had a full time job in child psychiatry until 1980, and then became a part-time teacher in both the adult and child residency programs at McLean/MGH until the present. Dr. Olds also...