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Social isolation

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Social isolation is a state of complete or near-complete lack of contact between an individual and society. [1]

40 relations: Abusive power and control, Asociality, Autism, Bloomberg News, Caribbean, Chat room, Chronic condition, Common starling, Domestic violence, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Emotional intimacy, Emotional isolation, Hikikomori, Internet, Internet forum, Isolation to facilitate abuse, List of sociologists, Loneliness, Loner, Ministry of Health (British Columbia), Mobile phone, Nervous shock in English law, Nursing home care, Physical intimacy, Psychosocial, Psychosomatic Medicine (journal), Seclusion, Social anxiety, Social exclusion, Social network, Social networking service, Social stigma, Society, Solitary confinement, Solitude, South America, Southern Europe, Stigma management, Tobacco smoking.

Abusive power and control

Abusive power and control (also controlling behavior, coercive control and sharp power) is the way that an abusive person gains and maintains power and control over another person, as a victim, in order to subject that person to psychological, physical, sexual, or financial abuse.

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Asociality refers to the lack of motivation to engage in social interaction, or a preference for solitary activities.

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Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by troubles with social interaction and communication and by restricted and repetitive behavior.

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Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.

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The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Chat room

The term chat room, or chatroom, is primarily used to describe any form of synchronous conferencing, occasionally even asynchronous conferencing.

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Chronic condition

A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time.

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Common starling

The common starling (Sturnus vulgaris), also known as the European starling, or in the British Isles just the starling, is a medium-sized passerine bird in the starling family, Sturnidae.

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Domestic violence

Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.

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East Asia

East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.

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Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.

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Emotional intimacy

Emotional intimacy is an aspect of interpersonal relationships that varies in intensity from one relationship to another and varies from one time to another, much like physical intimacy.

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Emotional isolation

Emotional isolation is a state of isolation where one may have a well-functioning social network but still feels emotionally separated from others.

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In Japan, are reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from social life, often seeking extreme degrees of isolation and confinement.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Internet forum

An Internet forum, or message board, is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages.

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Isolation to facilitate abuse

Isolation (physical, social or emotional) is often used to facilitate power and control over someone for an abusive purpose.

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List of sociologists

This is a list of sociologists.

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Loneliness is a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation.

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A loner is a person who avoids or does not actively seek human interaction.

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Ministry of Health (British Columbia)

The Ministry of Health is a provincial government department responsible for British Columbia's health system, with a mandate to guide and enhance the province's health services to ensure British Columbians are supported in their efforts to maintain and improve their health.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

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Nervous shock in English law

In English law, a nervous shock is a psychiatric illness or injury inflicted upon a person by intentional or negligent actions or omissions of another.

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Nursing home care

Nursing homes are a type of residential care that provide around-the-clock nursing care for elderly people.

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Physical intimacy

Physical intimacy is sensual proximity or touching.

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The psychosocial approach looks at individuals in the context of the combined influence that psychological factors and the surrounding social environment have on their physical and mental wellness and their ability to function.

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Psychosomatic Medicine (journal)

Psychosomatic Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal published nine times per year by the American Psychosomatic Society.

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Seclusion is the act of secluding, i.e. shutting out or keeping apart from society, or the state of being secluded, or a place that facilitates it (a secluded place).

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Social anxiety

Social anxiety can be defined as nervousness in social situations.

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Social exclusion

Social exclusion, or social marginalization, is the social disadvantage and relegation to the fringe of society.

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Social network

A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of dyadic ties, and other social interactions between actors.

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Social networking service

A social networking service (also social networking site, SNS or social media) is a web application that people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.

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Social stigma

Social stigma is disapproval of (or discontent with) a person based on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived.

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A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.

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Solitary confinement

Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from any human contact, often with the exception of members of prison staff, for 22–24 hours a day, with a sentence ranging from days to decades.

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Solitude is a state of seclusion or isolation, i.e., lack of contact with people.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Southern Europe

Southern Europe is the southern region of the European continent.

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Stigma management

When a person receives unfair treatment or alienation due to a social stigma, the effects can be detrimental.

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Tobacco smoking

Tobacco smoking is the practice of smoking tobacco and inhaling tobacco smoke (consisting of particle and gaseous phases).

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Social disengagement, Socially withdrawn.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_isolation

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