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Loneliness increased globally due to the pandemic, study finds

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Researchers reviewed 34 studies from four continents. The researchers found a small but significant increase in loneliness during the pandemic. Loneliness constitutes a risk for premature mortality and mental and physical health. More research is needed on the factors that put some individuals and groups at higher risk.
3 months ago·New York, United States

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Pandemic increased loneliness around the globe, but not as drastically as was feared, study suggests

A new study suggests that the increase in loneliness during the pandemic was not as great as might have been expected, with around a five per cent increase in the prevalence of loneliness.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Loneliness increased globally due to the pandemic, study finds

Story at a glance A team of researchers reviewed 34 studies from four continents, covering more than 200,000 participants.  Each individual study measured participants’ loneliness both before…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Pandemic increased loneliness around the globe, but not as drastically as was feared, study suggests

By Alexandra Mae Jones, CTVNews.ca writerClick here for updates on this story    Toronto, Canada (CTV Network) — It’s no surprise that the pandemic has increased loneliness worldwide, but according to new research, it may not be as bad as was feared.The research, which looked at 34 studies pertaining to loneliness from before and during the pandemic, was published in the journal American Psychologist on Monday.The study suggests that the incre…

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Research finds an increase in loneliness associated with COVID-19 pandemic

People around the world experienced an increase in loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic, which, although small, could have implications for people's long-term mental and physical health, longevity, and well-being, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

3 months ago·United States
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Medical Xpress

COVID-19 pandemic led to increase in loneliness around the world

People around the world experienced an increase in loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic, which, although small, could have implications for people's long-term mental and physical health, longevity, and well-being, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

3 months ago
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The National

Covid loneliness will have long term effect, researchers warn

There was about a 5% increase in the prevalence of loneliness

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