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Social Isolation Worsens Cancer, Mouse Study Suggests

Social Isolation Worsens Cancer, Mouse Study Suggests | Loneliness | Scoop.it
Using mice as a model to study human breast cancer, researchers have demonstrated that a negative social isolation causes increased tumor growth.
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Effects of Loneliness

The effects of loneliness can vary greatly from person to person and may include feeling depressed and having poor-quality relationships. Here's a rundown of the effects of loneliness on tweens.
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Prolonged loneliness can transform the brain to make you MORE antisocial

Prolonged loneliness can transform the brain to make you MORE antisocial | Loneliness | Scoop.it
Research showed that animals kept in isolation for long periods did not produce as much myelin - white matter - in parts of their brain crucial for complex emotional behaviour.
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The Dangers of Loneliness

The Dangers of Loneliness | Loneliness | Scoop.it
Friendship is a lot like food. We need it to survive. Psychologists find that human beings have a fundamental need for inclusion in group life and for close relationships.
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HowStuffWorks "What are the effects of isolation in the mind?"

HowStuffWorks "What are the effects of isolation in the mind?" | Loneliness | Scoop.it
Isolation effects include a change of brain activity. Loneliness isn't just all in your head. Learn about social isolation effects.
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Loneliness

Loneliness | Loneliness | Scoop.it
Loneliness is a universal human emotion, yet it is both complex and unique to each individual. Loneliness has no single common cause, so the preventions and treatments for this damaging state of mind vary dramatically.
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