loneliness(redirected from Lonliness)
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a sense of dejection because of being alone.
risk for loneliness a nursing diagnosis accepted by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as being at risk for experiencing vague dysphoria.
The anxious, depressed, or dysphoric mood that occurs as a result of physical or psychic isolation.
risk for loneliness
The risk for experiencing discomfort associated with a desire or need for more contact with others.