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Elitsa Dermendzhiyska
Book Editor, Freelance

Elitsa Dermendzhiyska has been a mental health researcher and writer, and is the editor of a mental health anthology, The Things That Happen to Those Who Live (forthcoming in 2020). She lives in London.

Written by Elitsa Dermendzhiyska

Essay/
Social psychology
Rejection kills

The brain makes no distinction between a broken bone and an aching heart. That’s why social exclusion needs a health warning

Elitsa Dermendzhiyska