Loneliness Can Increase the Risk of Mental Health Problems
The study, which followed more than 1,000 people over the period of 6 months, also discovered that people suffering from social anxiety were more likely to be lonely in the future.
It’s important to understand that correlation doesn’t equal causation and there could be other factors. Though, the researchers hope that their research will encourage further studies of the way some mental health issues and a feeling lonely could be connected.
A lead researcher Michelle Lim from Swinburne University of Technology said: “…The unpleasant feelings of being lonely are subjective; researchers have found loneliness is not about the amount of time one spends with other people or alone. It is related more to the quality of relationships, rather than quantity.”
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