US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT: Young People More Vulnerable to Loneliness Than Thought

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But Pamela Qualter, a professor from the University of Manchester, added that the findings based on gender are mixed.

"There is an awareness that admitting to feeling 'lonely' can be especially stigmatizing for men," she said.

"However, when this word is not used in the measures, men sometimes report more loneliness than women," Qualter added. "This is indeed what we found."

Period10 Jun 2020

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  • TitleYoung People More Vulnerable to Loneliness Than Thought
    Media name/outletUS News and World Report
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    Date10/06/20
    DescriptionBut Pamela Qualter, a professor from the University of Manchester, added that the findings based on gender are mixed.

    "There is an awareness that admitting to feeling 'lonely' can be especially stigmatizing for men," she said.

    "However, when this word is not used in the measures, men sometimes report more loneliness than women," Qualter added. "This is indeed what we found."
    URLhttps://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-06-10/young-people-more-vulnerable-to-loneliness-than-thought
    PersonsPamela Qualter

Keywords

  • loneliness
  • mental health