Research on social isolation and loneliness

Loneliness is a societal and public health issue that can affect everyone, regardless of age, demographics or education. Research is being done on the topic, and progress is made. Here, we gather research and information on loneliness and social isolation, making it easier for you to educate yourself on the topic.

Why do many seniors have trouble using technology?

Most technology designed for communication relies on the ability to see, hear and read, meaning due to health conditions, a significant chunk of society are missing out on communication opportunities.

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Consequences of social isolation for children and adolescents
How does social isolation affect a child’s mental health and development?

The impact of AV1 on children with long-term illness and absence

School absence resulting from illness is a problem with major educational and social consequences. The absence is correlated with grade retention, achievement gaps, and dropout rates.

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What is social isolation?
The prevalence of long-term illness in school-aged children
Too many are experiencing social isolation
The feeling of being alone
Fatal loneliness
The state of social isolation and loneliness in the UK
“We need tailored products to combat loneliness”
Expert on loneliness explains
How technology can help combat social isolation
The prevalence of social isolation in Europe
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