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1,473 Possible Causes for Social Isolation

  • Depression

    Because social isolation is a serious problem for some older people, the study also examined social behavior and found that people who don't use hearing aids are considerably[audiology.org] Examples of symptoms common to both depression and dementia include: Apathy Loss of interest in activities and hobbies Social withdrawal Isolation Trouble concentrating Impaired[alz.org] The desire for social isolation, for instance, helps the depressed person avoid situations that would require thinking about other things.[scientificamerican.com]

  • Panic Attacks

    It can cause: Low self-esteem Poor school performance Problems with peer and family relationships Social isolation Sleep problems Depression Drug or alcohol use Agoraphobia[youngmenshealthsite.org] The outward symptoms of a panic attack frequently result in social difficulties, such as embarrassment, stigma, or social isolation.[med.upenn.edu] Isolating yourself and avoiding social situations can interfere with your ability to work.[northshore.org]

  • Morbid Obesity

    They are also likely to be left out of social functions that require exercise. People with severe obesity often find themselves socially isolated.[drexelmedicine.org] Social Effects: Recent studies have also shown that depression is especially common among obese teens, who are often subjected to shame and social isolation by their peers[docshop.com]

  • Inadequate Diet

    No association between social isolation and either one of the outcomes was found in Hungary.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: Social isolation has been shown to be a risk factor for inadequate diet among older adults living in Western Europe and North America.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This article investigates whether socially isolated older adults (65 ) living in Eastern Europe also experience an increased risk of dietary inadequacy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hospital Addiction Syndrome

    Most patients with factitious disorder have histories of abuse, trauma, family dysfunction, social isolation, early chronic medical illness, or professional experience in[my.clevelandclinic.org] They may feel ashamed of their addiction, guilty for their babies’ diagnosis, and socially isolated and stigmatized.[700childrens.nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Paranoid Personality Disorder

    isolation[gomentor.com] Complications may include: Extreme social isolation Problems with school or work See a health care provider or mental health professional if suspicions are interfering with[medlineplus.gov] Some of the specific symptoms include hostility toward others, detachment, social isolation, poor self-image and an inability to work with others constructively.[gomentor.com]

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    Significant risk factors were associated with postpartum PTSD: social isolation, celibacy or divorce (OR 6.6; P 0.02), history of abortion (OR 6.2; P 0.01) or of infertility[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Social isolation By reducing contact with the outside world, a trauma survivor may avoid many situations that cause him or her to feel afraid, irritable, or angry.[web.archive.org] ., flashbacks, social isolation, insomnia ).[leafly.com]

  • Adjustment Reaction of Adolescence

    These long-term effects may include: Insomnia Social isolation and withdrawal Marital or family conflicts Decreased capacity to work Substance abuse Alcoholism Schizophrenia[villagebh.com] These may include: Depression Difficulty concentrating Behavioral changes Mood swings Insomnia Social isolation and withdrawal Marital or family conflicts Decreased capacity[ascentchs.com] Examples of long-term effects that may result from untreated or unaddressed adjustment disorder can possibly include: Social isolation Familial conflict Marriage conflicts[millcreekbehavioralhealth.com]

  • Schizophrenia

    isolation and marginalization, can all result in the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with schizophrenia, and to some extent their families and friends, also need active help combating discrimination and social isolation.[sbu.se] Today, we have evidence that gene mutations, brain injury, drug use (cocaine, amphetamine, marijuana, phencyclidine, and steroids), prenatal infection and malnutrition, social[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autism

    Communication Tips for parents, autistic adolescents and adults on communication, social skills, social isolation and sex education.[autism.org.uk] isolation, MD -3.20 (95% CI -5.20 to 1.20), z 3.14, p 0.002) and overall ability to communicate and interact, MD 1.70 (95% CI 0.50 to 2.90), z 2.77, p 0.006) (Knivsberg 2003[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] isolation.[doi.org]

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