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Loneliness is common, and not just in the elderly



Finally, the investigators plan to build partnerships with the community, public health agencies, and those involved in health policy to build interventions against loneliness targeted at both the individual and the community. Some of these interventions, they said, could begin in the clinic: “[T]he primary care health care setting may be an appropriate context to consider intervention delivery.”

Dr. Mullen reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.

SOURCE: Mullen R et al. Abstract P196.

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