Social Isolation

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  • Social Isolation
    • When people do not have regular contact with others
      • Live alone
      • Do not have access to social situations
      • Are discriminated
      • Too ill to leave their home
    • Who can it effect
      • Elderly people
      • Children and young people who don't attend school
      • People with mental health issues
      • People who don't work
      • Criminals
      • Alcoholics
      • Drug addicts
    • Effects of social isolation
      • May experience stress and anxiety because there is no one to share their worries with
      • May experience memory loss
      • May lose the ability to build new friendships and relationships
      • May feel insecure and lack of contentment
      • May adopt a negative lifestyle such as starting smoking or drinking alcohol

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