The Anatomy Of Loneliness

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Episode 12018100255,000 people completed the BBC Loneliness Experiment: the results reveal who gets lonely.

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

Episode 220181009

How does social media and friendship influence the development of loneliness? Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.
Academics from the Universities of Manchester, Brunel and Exeter, supported by Wellcome developed an online experiment to investigate loneliness, launched on All in the Mind in February. 55,000 people chose to take part and answered questions such as what people look for in friends, how they trust other people and how they use social media.

in conversation with Claudia Hammond Professor Pam Qualter from the University of Manchester reveals the effects of discrimination on loneliness, how people who feel lonely use social media and the most unhelpful suggestions people make to overcome feeling alone. Professor Manuela Barreto of Exeter University talks about the complex relationships which make people less lonely and discusses loneliness in marriage and parenthood.

How does social media and friendship influence the development of loneliness?

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

Episode 220181009How does social media and friendship influence the development of loneliness?

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

Episode 320181016

What is the opposite of loneliness, when the BBC Loneliness Experiment asked that question, they received a huge variety of answers but 18,000 people said they didn't know. In this week's programme Claudia Hammond traces how the interest in loneliness has increased in society

Historian Professor David Vincent charts the official interest in levels of loneliness in the Britain. During the second World War the UK government began to measure levels of loneliness to ensure the morale of the country was maintained, but social changes post war, such as the development of the welfare state and the increase in single person households could have made things worse. In recent decades far from loneliness being a temporary condition scientists have begun to understand the health impacts and the cost to society.

In the week that the Minister for Loneliness Tracey Crouch announced the strategy for tackling loneliness Claudia asks how can communities come together.

Claudia Hammond looks at the role of health, society and culture in loneliness.

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

Episode 320181016Claudia Hammond asks which countries have the highest levels of loneliness and why.

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

Episode 320181016Claudia Hammond looks at the role of health, society and culture in loneliness.

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

012018100255,000 people completed the BBC Loneliness Experiment. Claudia Hammond reveals the results and discovers the loneliest times of life and the top solutions in tackling loneliness.

Researchers from the Universities of Manchester, Brunel and Exeter, supported by Wellcome, developed a questionnaire asking people what they thought loneliness was, when they felt lonely and for how long. In this programme Claudia discusses the times of life when people feel most lonely and the most popular suggestions for overcoming loneliness as suggested by the results of the questionnaire.

Claudia also meets Professor Barbara Taylor from Queen Mary College London to discuss the history of loneliness and solitude and how attitudes have changed significantly through time.

55,000 people completed the BBC Loneliness Experiment: the results reveal who gets lonely.

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.

0220181009How does social media and friendship influence the development of loneliness? Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.
Academics from the Universities of Manchester, Brunel and Exeter, supported by Wellcome developed an online experiment to investigate loneliness, launched on All in the Mind in February. 55,000 people chose to take part and answered questions such as what people look for in friends, how they trust other people and how they use social media.

in conversation with Claudia Hammond Professor Pam Qualter from the University of Manchester reveals the effects of discrimination on loneliness, how people who feel lonely use social media and the most unhelpful suggestions people make to overcome feeling alone. Professor Manuela Barreto of Exeter University talks about the complex relationships which make people less lonely and discusses loneliness in marriage and parenthood.

0320181016What is the opposite of loneliness, when the BBC Loneliness Experiment asked that question, they received a huge variety of answers but 18,000 people said they didn't know. In this week's programme Claudia Hammond traces how the interest in loneliness has increased in society

Historian Professor David Vincent charts the official interest in levels of loneliness in the Britain. During the second World War the UK government began to measure levels of loneliness to ensure the morale of the country was maintained, but social changes post war, such as the development of the welfare state and the increase in single person households could have made things worse. In recent decades far from loneliness being a temporary condition scientists have begun to understand the health impacts and the cost to society.

In the week that the Minister for Loneliness Tracey Crouch announced the strategy for tackling loneliness Claudia asks how can communities come together.

Claudia Hammond looks at the role of health, society and culture in loneliness.

Claudia Hammond analyses the results of the BBC Loneliness Experiment.