Public Health England, September 2015
Outlines the problem of social isolation in relation to public health, identifying who is at risk of social isolation and what impact this has on health inequalities as well as possible interventions to reduce social isolation in identified populations.
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National Voices, May 2015
This review found evidence that peer support can help people feel more knowledgeable, confident and happy, and less isolated and alone. It also showed that there is a limited understanding of the different forms of peer support, how best to deliver support and the forms of training and infrastructure to get the most impact from it so concludes that further evidence is needed to fully understand the impact it has on the health service and individuals with long-term health conditions.
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Mental Health Today, 9 August 2014
Studying photographs of facial expressions can help people diagnosed with schizphrenia to tackle social isolation, according to a new study from the University of Brighton…
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