Articles by Devin Drover
By Devin Drover
April 14, 2020
Should the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown prompt Canada to follow other countries and implement government loneliness strategies? Devin Drover weighs the evidence.
Other studies have confirmed these results, as well as demonstrating that prolonged periods of loneliness and social isolation can put individuals at risk of physical health conditions including coronary heart disease and stroke Further, the results indicated that feelings of loneliness are amplified for certain groups that already experience greater vulnerability and discrimination in society, including seniors, Indigenous populations, visible minorities, the LGBTQ+ community, and those with physical disabilities