Loneliness Is A Source Of Distress For The Elderly That Could Lead To Functional Decline & Even Death

Assessment of loneliness is not routine in clinical practice and it may be viewed as beyond the scope of medical practice, according to Dr. Carla Perissinotto the team leader of the study.

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People Of Working Age Are Equally Affected By Depression When They Live Alone – Study

People of working age who live alone increase their risk of depression by up to 80 percent compared with people living in families, says a Finnish study.

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