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Innovative housing can help tackle loneliness says new research

People involved in community-led housing (CLH) are significantly less likely to feel lonely than people living in more conventional homes and neighborhoods, according to a new report by researchers from the universities of ...

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Loneliness

Loneliness is an unpleasant feeling in which a person feels a strong sense of emptiness and solitude resulting from inadequate levels of social relationships. However, it is a subjective experience. Loneliness has also been described as social pain - a psychological mechanism meant to alert an individual of isolation and motivate her/him to seek social connections.

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