Contemporary Studies of Loneliness

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Abstract

The article reviews studies in psychology of loneliness and characterises the main modern research tendencies. It explores the main theories and hypotheses concerning loneliness put forward both by Russian and foreign researchers at the end of the 20th century and at the beginning of the 21st. The aspects of studying loneliness within the framework of developmental psychology, social psychology, psychology of creativity and psychosemantics are given as well.

General Information

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Slobodchikov I.M. Contemporary Studies of Loneliness. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2007. Vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 27–35. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Ilya M. Slobodchikov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor at the Project Psychology Chair, , L.S. Vygotsky Institute Russian State University of Humanities, Deputy Director of the Centre for Psychological and Pedagogical Rehabilitation and Correction, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: il-grant@mail.ru

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