The loneliness caused by globalization after the COVID‑19 pandemic needs to be redefined


  • Masoud Mohammadi Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Gerash University of Medical Sciences, Gerash



Loneliness, globalization


Dear Editor Loneliness is a common experience and is often a complex and unpleasant response to isolation or lack of companionship. About 80% of people under the age of 18 and 40% of adults over the age of 65 reports feeling lonely at least sometimes. Loneliness represents perceived social isolation, so we can say that people can live relatively solitary life and not feel lonely, and on the contrary, they can have a seemingly rich social life and still feel lonely. So, we can define loneliness as an unpleasant feeling that the social needs of the person are not satisfied through the quantity or especially the quality of social relations.

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How to Cite

Mohammadi, M. (2023). The loneliness caused by globalization after the COVID‑19 pandemic needs to be redefined. Journal of Public Health in Africa, 14(11).



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