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The psychology of loneliness

Dorothy Meyer Gaev

The psychology of loneliness

by Dorothy Meyer Gaev

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Published by Adams Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loneliness.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Dorothy Meyer Gaev.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF575.L7 G33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5213506M
    ISBN 100960096817
    LC Control Number75043124
    OCLC/WorldCa2330941

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    Jones W.H. () The Psychology of Loneliness: Some Personality Issues in the Study of Social Support. In: Sarason I.G., Sarason B.R. (eds) Social Support: Theory, Research and Applications. NATO ASI Series (D: Behavioural and Social Sciences), vol Cited by: Loneliness is defined as "chronic feelings of isolation," with measurable physiological and neurological effects. Correctly, the emphasis is on feelings. Hence, while the questions on the UCLA Loneliness Scale cited early in the book elicit objective aspects of loneliness -- number of friends, shyness -- feelings are the most important factor.


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