Understanding differences between loneliness and social isolation
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Understanding differences between loneliness and social isolation

Bronwen Williams @stray_hamster Mental health nurse and educator, Bronwen Williams Development Training and Consultancy, Worcestershire

The impact of COVID-19 has brought loneliness into increased focus. But the cost of living crisis – the effects of which are yet to be understood fully – is also likely to contribute to loneliness for many people.

Mental Health Practice. 25, 3, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/mhp.25.3.5.s1

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