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People living with chronic illness or pain

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Understanding social isolation, disconnection and loneliness in people living with chronic illness or pain

  • The Link Between Chronic Illness and Loneliness (Link)
  • A Middle-Range Theory of Social Isolation in Chronic Illness (Link)
  • A health psychologist discusses the loneliness of living with chronic illness (Link)
  • Loneliness: The Unspoken Side Effect of Chronic Illness (Link)
  • The role of social isolation in physical and emotional outcomes among patients with chronic pain (Link)
  • Chronic Pain & Social Isolation (Link)
  • The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Loneliness (Link)
  • The Experiences of People Living With Chronic Pain During a Pandemic (Link)
  • Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Their Impact on Chronic Pain (Link)

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  • Loneliness and Chronic Illness: The Inspiring Ways 8 Patients Cope With It (Link)
  • 4 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness When You Have a Chronic Illness (Link)
  • Breaking the vicious cycle: The interplay between loneliness, metabolic illness, and mental health (Link)
  • Isolation and Chronic Pain – How to Beat The Downward Spiral (Link)