Gemma Wilson-Menzfeld and Alison Osborne review a nationally representative US survey which finds that loneliness affects people of all ages; particularly young adults, people in middle age, and also very old age.[read the full story...]
Loneliness “from the outside”: how are lonely young people perceived by others?
In her debut blog, Phoebe McKenna-Plumley explores a mixed methods study of young people, which finds concordance between self-reported loneliness and others’ perceptions of loneliness.[read the full story...]
Loneliness linked to mid-life depression: can tackling loneliness help prevent depression in older people?
A group of students from the UCL MSc in Mental Health Studies summarise a study on the association between loneliness and depression among older adults.[read the full story...]
Victimisation and loneliness: who is more likely to become lonely?
A group of UCL Mental Health MSc students summarise a recent longitudinal twin study of the association between victimisation and loneliness from childhood to young adulthood.[read the full story...]