Based on interviews with 7,461 adults randomly selected from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey in England, researchers found that interventions addressing maladaptive social cognition were more beneficial as an intervention for loneliness than increasing social support and opportunities for social interaction. Results will appear in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.
Note from Kermit Cole, “In the News” Editor:
Someone once said to me “They’re making me go to a social phobia support group. Great. We all just sit around staring at each other.”
That’s why I’m including this.