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Dear Abby

column of moral or psychological advice; syndicated since 1956. [Pop. Culture: Payton, 185]
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Denise made her television debut as the presenter of the Junior Advice Line segment of the BBC's Breakfast Time programme in 1985, though is perhaps best known as the resident agony aunt on the ITV show This Morning since its first ever broadcast on October 3, 1988.
The 79-year-old, who has been dishing out advice from the This Morning sofa for more than 20 years, told Desert Island Discs host Kirsty Young it made her realise the "responsibility" of being an agony aunt.
Fellow agony aunt Virginia Ironside says: "She was a celebrity - a star and a big personality.
Letters that form the subject matter of this study are taken from the Agony Aunt column, which is widely known and has a long past in this field.
Overall, there were two rationales for this study--one has to do with the self-disclosing nature of Agony letters; the other with the pivotal role played by the Agony Aunt in defining and specifying norms of cross-gender encounters.
District Court Central District of California lifted a temporary injunction obtained by the radio agony aunt that had forced IEG to remove the pictures within hours after they went on the Internet last Friday.
The Sunderland-born agony aunt has played a major role in supporting North East charities, including the Bubble Foundation based at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
MESSAGES of support have flooded in for North East-born TV agony aunt Denise Robertson, who has been diagnosed with cancer.
30PM Loose Women Record agony aunt Coleen Nolan, left, is back on the panel of a new series of the topical show, discussing the issues that matter.
The losing bids included BHAMTV, which planned an agony aunt show called Spill the Beans.
Agony aunt Denise Robertson has told how she helped save the life of a woman who called her on a radio phone-in and said she was about to kill herself.