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From the Ted Talk "Rachel Wurzman: How isolation fuels opioid addiction"

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Studies have shown that people who ____ to avoid relapse tend to be people who have broad, reciprocal social relationships where they can be of service to each other, where they can be helpful. Being of service lets people connect. So — if we don't have the ability to authentically _______, our society increasingly lacks this ability to authentically connect and experience things that are transcendent and beyond ourselves. We used to get this transcendence from a _______ of belonging to our families and our communities. But everywhere, communities are changing. And social and economic disintegration is making this harder and ______.

Solution

  1. feeling
  2. harder
  3. connect
  4. tend

Original Text

Studies have shown that people who tend to avoid relapse tend to be people who have broad, reciprocal social relationships where they can be of service to each other, where they can be helpful. Being of service lets people connect. So — if we don't have the ability to authentically connect, our society increasingly lacks this ability to authentically connect and experience things that are transcendent and beyond ourselves. We used to get this transcendence from a feeling of belonging to our families and our communities. But everywhere, communities are changing. And social and economic disintegration is making this harder and harder.

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collocation frequency
reward system 5
opioid receptors 4
compulsive behaviors 4
social isolation 3
social connection 3
opioid crisis 3

Important Words

  1. ability
  2. authentically
  3. avoid
  4. belonging
  5. broad
  6. changing
  7. communities
  8. connect
  9. disintegration
  10. economic
  11. experience
  12. families
  13. feeling
  14. harder
  15. helpful
  16. increasingly
  17. lacks
  18. lets
  19. making
  20. people
  21. reciprocal
  22. relapse
  23. relationships
  24. service
  25. shown
  26. social
  27. society
  28. studies
  29. tend
  30. transcendence
  31. transcendent