Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dies

Joyce Brothers, the popular psychologist pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s, died on May 13 of natural causes at her home in Fort Lee, New Jersey. She was 85.

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2004 file photo, psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, left, and Bruce Spizer, author of "The Beatles are Coming," are interviewed at a news conference in New York. Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2004 file photo, psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, left, and Bruce Spizer, author of "The Beatles are Coming," are interviewed at a news conference in New York. Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2004 file photo, psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, left, and Bruce Spizer, author of "The Beatles are Coming," are interviewed at a news conference in New York. Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - This undated file photo shows Dr.Joyce Brothers in the studio of her direct line radio show. Brothers saved a would-be suicide in 1968. The popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality has died in New York City on Monday, May 13, 2013. She was 85. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - This undated file photo shows Dr.Joyce Brothers in the studio of her direct line radio show. Brothers saved a would-be suicide in 1968. The popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality has died in New York City on Monday, May 13, 2013. She was 85. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - This undated file photo shows Dr.Joyce Brothers in the studio of her direct line radio show. Brothers saved a would-be suicide in 1968. The popular psychologist, columnist, and television and film personality has died in New York City on Monday, May 13, 2013. She was 85. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1987 file photo, Dr. Joyce Brothers takes a break from a busy schedule in Los Angeles to talk about her upcoming television series, "The Psychology Behind the News." Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1987 file photo, Dr. Joyce Brothers takes a break from a busy schedule in Los Angeles to talk about her upcoming television series, "The Psychology Behind the News." Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1987 file photo, Dr. Joyce Brothers takes a break from a busy schedule in Los Angeles to talk about her upcoming television series, "The Psychology Behind the News." Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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