"Loneliness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The state of feeling sad or dejected as a result of lack of companionship or being separated from others.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Loneliness".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Loneliness".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Loneliness" by people in Profiles.
Morris Z, Malik S, Burke S, Grudzien A, Cadet T. A Longitudinal Examination of the Association Between Loss of Control and Loneliness Among Older Adults Diagnosed with Cancer. J Aging Health. 2022 10; 34(6-8):1092-1100.
Kim AJ, Beam CR, Greenberg NE, Burke SL. Health Factors as Potential Mediators of the Longitudinal Effect of Loneliness on General Cognitive Ability. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020 12; 28(12):1272-1283.
LaWall E, Wu YY, Fan VY, Ashton M, Sentell T. Living Alone and Homelessness as Predictors of 30-Day Potentially Preventable Hospital Readmission. Prev Chronic Dis. 2019 02 07; 16:E16.
Rendina HJ, Weaver L, Millar BM, L?pez-Matos J, Parsons JT. Psychosocial Well-Being and HIV-Related Immune Health Outcomes among HIV-Positive Older Adults: Support for a Biopsychosocial Model of HIV Stigma and Health. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2019 Jan-Dec; 18:2325958219888462.
Barger SD, Messerli-B?rgy N, Barth J. Social relationship correlates of major depressive disorder and depressive symptoms in Switzerland: nationally representative cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2014 Mar 24; 14:273.
Grov C, Golub SA, Parsons JT, Brennan M, Karpiak SE. Loneliness and HIV-related stigma explain depression among older HIV-positive adults. AIDS Care. 2010 May; 22(5):630-9.
Hurt EA, Hoza B, Pelham WE. Parenting, family loneliness, and peer functioning in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2007 Aug; 35(4):543-55.
Hartung CM, Willcutt EG, Lahey BB, Pelham WE, Loney J, Stein MA, Keenan K. Sex differences in young children who meet criteria for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2002 Dec; 31(4):453-64.