Loneliness, depression and sociability in old age

@inproceedings{Singh2009LonelinessDA,
  title={Loneliness, depression and sociability in old age},
  author={Archana K. Singh and Nishi Misra},
  booktitle={Industrial psychiatry journal},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND The elderly population is large in general and growing due to advancement of health care education. These people are faced with numerous physical, psychological and social role changes that challenge their sense of self and capacity to live happily. Many people experience loneliness and depression in old age, either as a result of living alone or due to lack of close family ties and reduced connections with their culture of origin, which results in an inability to actively… CONTINUE READING
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