The Feasibility and Acceptability of LISTEN for Loneliness

  title={The Feasibility and Acceptability of LISTEN for Loneliness},
  author={Laurie A. Theeke and Jennifer A. Mallow and Emily Barnes and Elliott A. Theeke},
  booktitle={Open journal of nursing},
PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to present the initial feasibility and acceptability of LISTEN (Loneliness Intervention using Story Theory to Enhance Nursing-sensitive outcomes), a new intervention for loneliness. Loneliness is a significant stressor and known contributor to multiple chronic health conditions in varied populations. In addition, loneliness is reported as predictive of functional decline and mortality in large samples of older adults from multiple cultures. Currently, there… CONTINUE READING
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