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Social Isolation

"Social Isolation" 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.

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The separation of individuals or groups resulting in the lack of or minimizing of social contact and/or communication. This separation may be accomplished by physical separation, by social barriers and by psychological mechanisms. In the latter, there may be interaction but no real communication.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Social Isolation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Social Isolation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2013
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