"Loneliness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The state of feeling sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or being separated from others.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Loneliness".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Loneliness".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Loneliness" by people in Profiles.
Lapane KL, Lim E, McPhillips E, Barooah A, Yuan Y, Dube CE. Health effects of loneliness and social isolation in older adults living in congregate long term care settings: A systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2022 Sep-Oct; 102:104728.
Rozenkrantz L, Bernstein MH, Hemond CC. A paradox of social distancing for SARS-CoV-2: loneliness and heightened immunological risk. Mol Psychiatry. 2020 12; 25(12):3442-3444.
Lee J, Blackmon BJ, Lee JY, Cochran DM, Rehner TA. An exploration of posttraumatic growth, loneliness, depression, resilience, and social capital among survivors of Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. J Community Psychol. 2019 03; 47(2):356-370.
D'Agostino AE, Kattan D, Canli T. An fMRI study of loneliness in younger and older adults. Soc Neurosci. 2019 04; 14(2):136-148.
Goodwin BC, Ford DE, Hsiung RC, Houston TK, Fogel J, Van Voorhees BW. First, Do No Harm: Referring Primary Care Patients with Depression to an Internet Support Group. Telemed J E Health. 2018 01; 24(1):37-44.
Ready RE, Mather MA, Santorelli GD, Santospago BP. Apathy, alexithymia, and depressive symptoms: Points of convergence and divergence. Psychiatry Res. 2016 Oct 30; 244:306-11.
Pedersen NL, Christensen K, Dahl AK, Finkel D, Franz CE, Gatz M, Horwitz BN, Johansson B, Johnson W, Kremen WS, Lyons MJ, Malmberg B, McGue M, Neiderhiser JM, Petersen I, Reynolds CA. IGEMS: the consortium on Interplay of Genes and Environment across Multiple Studies. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2013 Feb; 16(1):481-9.
Geller JS, Orkaby A, Cleghorn GD. Impact of a group medical visit program on Latino health-related quality of life. Explore (NY). 2011 Mar-Apr; 7(2):94-9.
Poissant SF, Beaudoin F, Huang J, Brodsky J, Lee DJ. Impact of cochlear implantation on speech understanding, depression, and loneliness in the elderly. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Aug; 37(4):488-94.
O'Dell KK, Jacelon CS. Not the surgery for a young person: women's experience with vaginal closure surgery for severe prolapse. Urol Nurs. 2005 Oct; 25(5):345-51.