Loneliness

Say yes to hugs for the sake of health

Say yes to hugs for the sake of health

Hugging therapy is definitely a powerful way of healing. It is also heart healthy. Physical touch and hugging can combat feelings of lone...Read More

'4 in 5 friends rely on digital communication to stay connected in India'

'4 in 5 friends rely on digital communication to stay connected in India'

According to the report, Covid-19 has also led to loneliness for some. Half of those surveyed said they have felt lonely since the pandem...Read More

Study suggests loneliness alters brain's social network

Study suggests loneliness alters brain's social network

A brain region called the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) maintains a structured map of a person's social circles, based on closeness

Lockdown affects the mental health of kids for longer periods, reveals a study

Lockdown affects the mental health of kids for longer periods, reveals a study

According to the review, young people who are lonely might be as much as three times more likely to develop depression in the future, and...Read More

Young people more likely to be lonely than older ones: Study

Young people more likely to be lonely than older ones: Study

The study found that a young man living in an individualistic society - such as the UK or the US - is more likely to report feeling lonel...Read More

Loneliness is felt across generations

Loneliness is felt across generations

People of different generations are equally lonely, but for different reasons, say researchers, adding that living alone increases the ri...Read More

Love in the Times of Affluenza: Loneliness and lovelessness

Love in the Times of Affluenza: Loneliness and lovelessness

Book: Love in the Times of Affluenza Author: Shunali Khullar ShroffPublisher: Bloomsbury Pages: 292; Price: Rs 299In fairy tales when a p...Read More

Tweets can predict your loneliness: Study

Tweets can predict your loneliness: Study

New York: Researchers have found that users who tweet on loneliness are much more likely to write about mental well-being issues and thin...Read More

Don't be dependent on your smartphone

Don't be dependent on your smartphone

According to a study, cellphone obsession may trigger depression and loneliness

Loneliness of the long distance painter V S Gaitonde

Loneliness of the long distance painter V S Gaitonde

V S Gaitonde’s paintings at the ongoing retrospective are silent sentinels of his life, writes FRANCIS H D’SA

Singles, blame it on dating apps

Singles, blame it on dating apps

Loneliness and social anxiety is a bad combination for single people who frequently use dating apps, say researchers, adding that people ...Read More

Lonely teens prefer face-to-face interactions

Lonely teens prefer face-to-face interactions

New research finds that some teens, especially when they feel lonely, prefer face-to-face interactions to social media. The findings are ...Read More

This is how you beat the monsoon blues

This is how you beat the monsoon blues

The monsoon brings romance, joy and happiness. However, not all are passionate lovers of the rains. Some actually feel sad, depressed and...Read More

Feeling lonely in the midst of people?

Feeling lonely in the midst of people?

Dr Shrirang Bakhle sheds insights into the various factors that led to this feeling of loneliness and guides you how to overcome this fee...Read More

Loneliness may be in your genes: study

Loneliness may be in your genes: study

Los Angeles: Feeling lonely? Blame it on your genes, say scientists who have found that loneliness – a trait linked to poor health and ea...Read More

Loneliness can affect your wisdom: study

Loneliness can affect your wisdom: study

Toronto: Factors such as whether you are alone or with friends can affect how wisely you reason, says a study that suggests that our leve...Read More

Beware! Loneliness can lead to stroke

Beware! Loneliness can lead to stroke

New York: Many of us feel lonely at certain times but loneliness and social isolation for a longer period of time may lead to increased r...Read More

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