The loneliness pandemic: Loneliness and other concomitants of depression, anxiety and their comorbidity during the COVID-19 outbreak

Yuval Palgi, Amit Shrira, Lia Ring, Ehud Bodner, Sharon Avidor, Yoav Bergman, Sara Cohen-Fridel, Shoshi Keisari, Yaakov Hoffman

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Abstract

• Loneliness was the main risk factor for depression, anxiety and their comorbidity. • Probable clinical level of depression and anxiety was not predicted by risk for COVID-19 complications. • adults above 60, displayed greater resilience to psychiatric disorders associated with the COVID-19 crisis.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
Volume275
Early online date8 Jul 2020
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Clinical Psychology

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