More than a million people in Britain are lonely and they are scared to admit their predicament, a new survey revealed.
According to the latest research conducted by the University of North Carolina, being lonely is considered far more harmful for the teenagers than lack of exercising
A recent study shows that being lonely may actually be a health risk and can even amplify a person’s risk of premature death
A kid who told his mother he had no one to invite to his birthday, has now over 880,000 Facebook friends who will wish him a happy birthday.
Quite a few studies conducted before have shown that elderly people who are lonely, are more prone to developing health problems. However, a new study from Concordia University has shown that older adults who approach life with a positive outlook can reverse the negative health issues associated with a lonely life. The study has been conducted by researcher Carsten Wrosch, a professor at Concordia's Department of Psychology and member of the Center for Research in Human Development.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.