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Association between musculoskeletal pain with social isolation and loneliness: analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Abstract:
Introduction: Musculoskeletal pain is a prevalent health challenge for all age groups worldwide, but most notably in older adults. Social isolation is the consequence of a decrease in social network size with a reduction in the number of social contacts. Loneliness is the psychological embodiment of social isolation and represents an individual’s perception of dissatisfaction in the quality or quantity of their social contacts. This study aims to determine whether a relations... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/2049463718802868

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Dainty, JR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Martin, KR More by this author
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Pain Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Pages:
82-90
Publication date:
2018-09-20
Acceptance date:
2018-08-29
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EISSN:
2049-4645
ISSN:
2049-4637
Pubs id:
pubs:916035
URN:
uri:5e10f041-7899-4b59-b974-b90aec1408da
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uuid:5e10f041-7899-4b59-b974-b90aec1408da
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pubs:916035

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