Loneliness among men and women--a five-year follow-up study.

  title={Loneliness among men and women--a five-year follow-up study.},
  author={Magnhild Nicolaisen and Kirsten Thorsen},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  volume={18 2},
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to explore whether and how loneliness in adults was influenced by life events and experiences in early and later stages in life. Applying a life-course and gender perspective, the current study investigates statuses and transitions that influence self-reported loneliness among men and women in middle age (age 40-59) and when older (age 60-80). METHOD The panel data are from two waves of the Norwegian study of the life course, ageing and generations. Our… CONTINUE READING
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