Loneliness: theory, research, and applications

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Sage Publications, 1987 - Psychology - 302 pages
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`The study of loneliness is richly documented in this monograph. Brought together are the major empirical and theoretical contributors who are investigating the complex domain of loneliness - from the perspectives of social psychology, personality, development, gerontology, and neurobiochemistry' - Philip Zimbardo

This volume was first published as Volume 2, Number 2 (Part 2) (1987) of the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality.

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Mohammadreza Hojat, Ph.D. is Research Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and Director of the Jefferson Longitudinal Study of Medical Education at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born in Mashhad, Iran, received his bachelora (TM)s degree from Pahlavi University (currently University of Shiraz), his mastera (TM)s degree from the University of Tehran in Iran, and his doctoral degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hojat is a licensed psychologist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and has published more than 170 articles in peer-reviewed journals on educational, psychological, and social issues. Dr. Hojat is a manuscript referee for several American and European professional journals, and has served as a co-editor of two books: Loneliness: Theory, Research, and Applications (Sage, 1987), and Assessment Measures in Medical School, Residency, and Practice: The Connections (Springer, 1993).

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