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Being Alone Is Bad For Your Mind And Body
The Effects of Social Isolation
An explanation of the physical and mental effects of prolonged social isolation.
Why Do We Feel Lonely?
What causes us to feel lonely?
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Key Facts In This Video
Studies have linked loneliness to certain genetic markers. 00:59
Astronaut Al Worden was the most isolated man in history. 01:42
Experiencing nostalgia can help with loneliness. 02:56
How Lonliness Effects The Body
The mental state of being lonely can have a physical as well as mental impact on the body.