Social isolation in mental health: a conceptual and methodological review

  title={Social isolation in mental health: a conceptual and methodological review},
  author={Jingyi Wang and Brynmor Lloyd-Evans and Domenico Giacco and Rebecca Forsyth and Cynthia Nebo and Farhana Mann and Sonia Johnson},
  booktitle={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
Social isolation and related concepts have been discussed increasingly in the field of mental health. Despite this, there is a lack of conceptual clarity and consistency in the definition and operationalisation of these terms. This review aimed to provide a clear framework for social isolation and related concepts, and to identify well-established measures in the field of mental health for each conceptual domain discussed. We used an iterative strategy of expert consultation and literature… CONTINUE READING
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