Isolation and loneliness

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Reports on the impact of loneliness and isolation

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Thousands of elderly people are dying unnecessarily early because ‘despicable’ age discrimination in the NHS is denying them treatment for cancer, a charity has warned. Cannabis Cures Cancer, Old Person, Cancer Cure, Loneliness, Fitspiration, Lonely, San Diego, Death, Finals

Lonely lives of the rural elderly

Shop closures and bus service cuts causing social isolation says report which found half of over 75s living alone.

Inquiry into end-of-life care finds some doctors carry on giving treatment to dying patients because of pressure from relatives Effects Of Isolation, Evidence Based Medicine, Healthcare News, Lunge, Life Care, First Health, Environmental Health, End Of Life, Loneliness

Loneliness 'forces older people into hospitals' and strains services, say senior doctors

Call for community support and recognition of the effects of isolation, which is becoming a ‘major health concern’

Will a pill fix nations loneliness epidemic? Will a pill fix nations loneliness epidemic? by Fox news Do you feel lonely? You are not alone. The post Will a pill fix nations loneliness epidemic? Alone In A Crowd, Pushing People Away, Feeling Lonely, Feeling Isolated, Social Anxiety, Mental Illness, The Book, Behavior, Psychology

The Lonely Society?

This report examines how modern society has changed the way people connect. It aims to raise awareness of loneliness and its effect on our mental health, detailing steps we can take to reduce isolation.

Being able to simply write an email or access a social networking site could provide older people with a way to stay connected to their friends and families, and alleviate pensioner loneliness. Social Policy, Social Networks, Nursing Care, Elderly Care, Sociology, Loneliness, Health Care, This Or That Questions, Bbc

Internet training would cut pensioner loneliness, says think tank

Loneliness among the over-65s could be tackled by training more older people to use the internet, according to a think tank.

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About loneliness - Campaign to End Loneliness

About loneliness: Loneliness can be defined as a subjective, unwelcome feeling of lack or loss of companionship. It happens when we have a mismatch between the quantity and quality of social relationships that we have, and those that we want .......

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Connected Communities

The role of community in our health, wealth and happiness

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'Loneliness is a black hole in your soul'

Victoria Derbyshire presenter Joanna Gosling speaks to a panel of guests about the issue of loneliness.

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Social isolation, loneliness, and all-cause mortality in older men and women

Both social isolation and loneliness are associated with increased mortality, but it is uncertain whether their effects are independent or whether loneliness represents the emotional pathway through which social isolation impairs health. We therefore assessed the extent to which the association between social isolation and mortality is mediated by loneliness. We assessed social isolation in terms of contact with family and friends and participation in civic organizations in 6,500 men and…

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Risk to health - Campaign to End Loneliness

There is now substantial evidence that having a lack of social connections significantly increases the risk of premature mortality. The risk to health that loneliness can bring is greater than those associated with many factors that currently receive substantial public health attention and resources (e.g., obesity, physical inactivity, air pollution). We want to make sure... Read more »