The Concept of Loneliness

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The Concept of Loneliness by Mind Map: The Concept of Loneliness

1. Risk Factors

1.1. Life events

1.1.1. Bevearment

1.1.2. Illness/disbility

1.2. Personality

1.2.1. Introversion

1.2.2. ????

2. Psychology

2.1. Medical model

2.1.1. Individualises

2.1.1.1. Pathological

2.1.1.1.1. SIP Model

2.1.1.2. Treatable

2.1.1.2.1. BY WHAT??

2.1.2. Measurements??

2.1.2.1. Self-report

2.1.2.1.1. Under-report

2.1.2.1.2. Stimga

2.1.2.2. Indicative

2.1.2.2.1. Inferences

3. Philosophy

3.1. The 'paradox of loneliness'

3.1.1. Common human emotion

3.1.2. Undesirable/needing resolution

4. Social Science

4.1. Socio-economic

4.1.1. Poverty

4.1.1.1. Spatial immobility

4.1.2. Public spending cuts

4.1.2.1. Lack of community resources

4.1.3. Public spending cuts

4.2. Structural risk factors

4.2.1. Geographical location

4.2.1.1. Urban

4.2.1.2. Rural

4.2.1.3. Post Industrial

4.2.2. Demographic

4.2.2.1. Increased life expectancy

4.2.2.2. Increased solo living

4.2.2.3. Increased childlessness

4.3. Identity

4.3.1. Ethnicity

4.3.2. Sexuality

4.3.3. Age

4.4. Societal values

4.4.1. Increased indiviualism

4.4.2. i

5. Nursing

5.1. Medicalisation

6. Common defintions

6.1. 'Cognitive descrepancy'

6.1.1. Subjective

6.1.2. Desired Vs actual social involvement

6.1.3. Perlau & Perlman 1982

6.2. 'Universal human experience'

6.2.1. Existential loneliness?

6.2.2. Wood 1986

6.3. Unpleasant

6.3.1. Distressing & Painful

6.3.2. Moustakas 1961

6.3.3. Rokach & Brock 1997

7. 'Types' of loneliness

7.1. Periodic

7.2. Situational

7.3. Existential