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Isolation and loneliness are part of the mental health fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine – but what are the most effective responses to this? Is there a 'social cure'? In this podcast, Catherine Haslam discusses her research into the many health benefits of social integration, as detailed in her latest book 'The New Psychology of Health', and outlines how clinicians can support their patients in this important area.
Date published: 1 May 2020
Presenter: Dr Raj
Interviewee: Professor Catherine Haslam
Audio running time: 42 minutes
By the end of this podcast, we hope you will have
gained an understanding of:
how isolation and loneliness
are linked to mental and physical health
why people who are more
socially connected tend to live longer
the most effective social and
clinical responses to social isolation.
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