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Military Widows’ experiences of social Isolation and loneliness: Research from Northumbria University

We hear from from Dr Amy Johnson, Dr Gill McGill and Dr Gemma Wilson-Menzfeld on their research which aimed to explore the levels and experiences of Military Widows’ social isolation and loneliness, as well as to identify what available services exist to help Military Widows.  Lack of existing evidence Feelings of loneliness and isolation can…
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Can changes to features of the local neighbourhood improve loneliness and mental health?

Yung-Chia Hsueh, UCL Division of Psychiatry and Dr Alexandra Pitman, UCL Division of Psychiatry; Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust summarise findings from their systematic review which aimed to bring together the research literature describing the effectiveness, acceptability and potential harms of community interventions that target place-based factors to address loneliness and mental health.  Humans…
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Marginalization and loneliness among sexual minorities: How are they linked?

Why are LGBTQ people more likely to be lonelier than heterosexuals peers?  This blog by Eddy Elmer, MA; PhD Student, Dept. of Sociology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam outlines the findings of a new large-scale study which he co-authored with Theo Van Tilburg and Tineke Fokkema. Read the full paper:  Minority Stress and Loneliness in a Global…
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Life after lockdown: New research to help isolated older people post-lockdown

Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, a GP and researcher in the mental health of older people based at Keele University, has written a blog for us, about her new research, funded by NIHR, to develop and study an intervention which aims to help old people who have been isolated during the COVID-19 restrictions. Impact of COVID-19 restrictions…
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