Loneliness and Social Isolation

August 3, 2018 – Volume 28, Issue 28
Do they pose a growing health epidemic? By Christina L. Lyons

Contacts

AARP Public Policy Institute
601 E St., N.W., Washington, DC 20049
202-434-3840
www.aarp.org/ppi/
Research arm of advocacy group that analyzes policies related to health care for older Americans.

Institute for Public Knowledge
New York University, 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003
212-998-8466
ipk.nyu.edu
Education group that organizes discussions among researchers about cultural and social trends — including social isolation — that affect society.

NORC
University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60637
773-246-6000
www.norc.org
Research group, originally named the National Opinion Research Center, that conducts surveys and scientific research on society, health and well-being.

Pew Research Center
1615 L St., N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036
202-419-4300
www.pewresearch.org
Nonpartisan think tank that provides surveys, demographic research and other analysis of social trends in U.S. society.

Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-9989
www.semel.ucla.edu
Research institute that studies the genetic, biological, behavioral and sociocultural components of human behavior, including the effects of loneliness.

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Lyons, C. L. (2018, August 3). Loneliness and Social Isolation. CQ researcher, 28, 657-680. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/
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