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homesickness

[AS. ham, home, + seoc, ill]
Sadness, depression, and anxiety related to being away from home or loved ones.
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Given a paucity of source material, it is difficult to come to any satisfactory conclusions regarding homesickness among black soldiers during the Civil War.
The overall picture obtained from the results of the two studies is that homesickness is quite prevalent among new-intake college students both in the Netherlands and the UK.
Counselors are trained to recognize and deal with symptoms of homesickness and will call if things really aren't working out.
"I am going home for personal reasons, including homesickness, but I have really enjoyed my time at the club.
Then, recalling homesickness he experienced during the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand, he added: "I struggled with homesickness.
When Rudy ran away in the Ivan Reitman movie Meatballs, he helped enshrine homesickness as one of the hallmarks of the camp experience alongside morning announcements, pranks, talent shows, and inter-camp rivalries.
ARGENTINE Javier Mascherano wants to cure his homesickness - by moving to Spanish side Barcelona.
However, the early signs of the homesickness that at one point looked to have scuppered his chances of making it in English football were starting to develop.
She attributed the tendency for suicide among expatriates to their exposure to various kinds of mental pressures on top of homesickness. "When you look at a man's serious mental problems you learn that they could be solved easily.
And all children who journey will be at risk for homesickness.
Seeking to return to his family after a spell as something in no way legal, he finds his homesickness unfounded as his insane family with its nonstop dysfunction is harder to handle than the organized crime syndicates he used to work with.
Homesickness is all too real for students and a common issue that college administrators contend with each year.