COVID-19: Isolation and loneliness – is there a 'social cure'?

Dr Raj Persaud interviews Professor Catherine Haslam

45 minutes


January 2020

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Isolation and loneliness are part of the mental health fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine – but what are the most effective responses to this? Is there a 'social cure'? In this podcast, Professor Catherine Haslam discusses her research into the many health benefits of social integration, as detailed in her latest book The New Psychology of Health, and outlines how clinicians can support their patients in this important area.


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