News tagged with loneliness
(PhysOrg.com) -- According to findings presented at the British Psychological Society Annual Conference in Glasgow, young adults are just as vulnerable to suffering a quarter-life crisis as their older counterparts are to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Elderly people who are socially isolated and lonely may be at greater risk of early death, British researchers report.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The social pain of loneliness produces changes in the body that mimic the aging process and increase the risk of heart disease, reports a recent Cornell study published in Psychology and Aging (27:1). Changes in cardiovascular functi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's and death. Attempts to diminish loneliness with social networking programs like creating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Feeling lonely, as distinct from being/living alone, is linked to an increased risk of developing dementia in later life, indicates research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Loneliness is not only heartbreaking, it breaks up a normal night's sleep, a new study shows. Researchers say compromised sleep may be one pathway by which feelings of loneliness adversely affect our health.
Health Nov 01, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 2
Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happier if you're doing it to impress others, according to findings published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Aging and health issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender baby boomers have been largely ignored by services, policies and research. These seniors face higher rates of disability, physical and mental distress ...
Health Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
How does being in a position of power at work, with friends, or in a romantic relationship influence well-being? While we might like to believe the stereotype that power leads to unhappiness or loneliness, new research indicates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A study has uncovered a growing drink problem among older people and researchers are now urging the Government to review its UK health strategy to support society's "invisible addicts".
Addiction Sep 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers of the Psychiatry and Mental Health research group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), in the Bellvitge University Hospital, have shown that patient age influences the onset of pathological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 08, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling in which a person feels a strong sense of emptiness and solitude resulting from inadequate levels of social relationships. However, it is a subjective experience. Loneliness has also been described as social pain - a psychological mechanism meant to alert an individual of isolation and motivate her/him to seek social connections.
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