Tag Archives: loneliness

Study: Feeling of loneliness related to age

Loneliness is not a feeling that individuals suffer alone but something that people go through during certain periods in their lifetime. To pinpoint when people feel the loneliest, scientists from the University of San Diego in California, surveyed people between the ages 27 and 101, and analyzed their psychological state. In order to discover if… Read More »

Loneliness Doesn't Take a Holiday

Print this page TUESDAY, Dec. 25, 2018 — Though this is the time of year when family and friends gather and connect, loneliness remains a serious public health issue in the United States, an expert on aging says. More and more Americans are lonely, and there’s growing evidence that it can pose significant health risks.… Read More »

Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds

The link between the two has been talked about for years, but a causal connection had never been proven. For the first time, University of Pennsylvania research based on experimental data connects Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use to decreased well-being. Psychologist Melissa G. Hunt published her findings in the December Journal of Social and Clinical… Read More »