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Social distancing increasing loneliness in old people
The Siasat | 10/11/2020 07:18 PM | Click to read full article
New research adds to the growing body of evidence that social distancing introduced in response to Covid-19 is increasing feelings of loneliness in the older population and impacts their well-being.
The study found that a larger social network and better perceived social support seem to be protective against loneliness and poor health and well-being due to social distancing.