The Costs of Loneliness

Anecdotally, we know that there are many costs associated with loneliness. The resources below endeavour to provide you with more quantitative and qualitative data on the extent of the issue.

  • Diener, Ed & Seligman, Martin E P (2004) ‘Beyond Money:  Toward an Economy of Well-Being’ Psychological Science in the Public Interest 5:1
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  • McDaid, David, Park, A-La & Fernandez, Jose-Luis (2016) Reconnections Evaluation Interim Report June 2016 Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics Unpublished, London
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  • The Cost of Loneliness to UK Employers – New Economics Foundation