People with Parkinson's disease who have less social interaction are at greater risk for developing more severe symptoms of the disease than those who are less lonely.
Study reports people with symptoms of COVID-19 are more likely to be lonely and develop general mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. The risks are higher for women and young people.
In the medial prefrontal cortex, loneliness is associated with a reduced representational similarity between the self and others. Feeling socially disconnected may be mirrored by a self-representation of being a "loner."
Study explores the wide-ranging, negative effects of social isolation on both psychological and physiological well-being.
Linguistic analytic models found users who tweet about loneliness post significantly more frequently about mental health concerns, relationship problems, and insomnia.
A person's dependency on their smartphone predicts greater loneliness and depressive symptoms, and not the other way around.
Living alone is associated with an increased risk of developing common mental disorders, such as depression.