Tag: Loneliness

Loneliness
Loneliness May Increase Inflammation In Body

London: Researchers have found that social isolation and loneliness could be associated with increased inflammation in the body, though loneliness and isolation should neither be used interchangeably nor grouped together. For arriving at the findings, published in the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews, researchers analysed 30 previous studies to investigate the link between social isolation […]

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Loneliness As Dangerous As Smoking Or Obesity

New York: Loneliness rivals smoking and obesity in its impact on shortening longevity and has become a public health concern, especially for older adults, say researchers. With older adults increasingly moving into senior living or retirement communities, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine sought to identify the common characteristics of […]

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Twitter Posts Can Reveal How Lonely You Are: Study

New York: Researchers have found that users who tweet on loneliness are much more likely to write about mental well-being issues and things like struggles with relationships, substance use and insomnia on Twitter. By applying linguistic analytic models to tweets, researchers were able to gain an insight into the topics and themes that could be […]

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Towards a happier, less nastier Facebook

Menlo Park (California): Passive use, loneliness and the agony of social comparisons are some of the “ills” being battled on social media and Facebook’s answer to these are: easier ways to comment back, a dating feature and a time tracker to check overuse. During the International Press Day event at the company’s headquarters in Menlo […]

Dementia
What helps people live well with dementia

London: Psychological aspects such as optimism, self-esteem, loneliness and depression are closely linked to the ability to optimise quality of life and well-being in both people with dementia and caregivers, a new study suggests. According to the researchers, the study seeks to inform support services and guide policy on where resources should be spent to […]

Depression
Social media use linked to depression, loneliness: Study

New York: Excessive use of social media including Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram is associated with poor well-being which could lead to depression and loneliness, researchers have warned. The study, published in the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, showed that limiting screen time on these apps could boost one’s wellness. “When you are not busy […]

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Father's close ties may help daughter beat loneliness

New York :  Dear fathers, your close bond with your young daughter may help them overcome their lonliness. According to a new study, girls tended to report less loneliness as they went from first grade to fifth grade. But loneliness declined more quickly among girls who had a closer relationship with their fathers. “The bond […]

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Loneliness can double risk of dying early: Study

London: Men and women who “feel lonely” are more likely to have worse mental health, heart disease conditions and die early than those “living alone”, according to a study. The findings showed that loneliness was associated with a doubled mortality risk in women and nearly doubled risk in men. Both men and women who felt […]

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