Young adults dealing with loneliness at university

Brakespear, Georgia and Cachia, Moira ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4470-1701 (2021) Young adults dealing with loneliness at university. New Vistas, 7 (1). pp. 31-36. ISSN 2056-9688

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Abstract

Loneliness is a phenomenon that occurs across the lifespan, having consequences for both physical and mental health. This article reports a study focussing on university students’ perceived loneliness. The findings from the thematic analysis of online contributions to relevant forums highlight that loneliness affected the students’ experience by influencing their psychological wellbeing, social identity and academic performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: social support, loneliness, Higher Education, academic performance, psychological wellbeing
Subjects: Education
Medicine and health > Mental health
Psychology
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Depositing User: Moira Cachia
Date Deposited: 05 May 2021 09:30
Last Modified: 05 May 2021 09:32
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/7854

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