Participants in the addiction studies class had significantly lower scores on SDS-R, reflecting less social distancing
from (and more comfort interacting with) individuals in recovery from SUDs compared to participants in the control condition [t(72), 2.04, p - .049].
Worthen, examines how measures of social contact and social distancing
relate to attitudes toward lesbian, gay and transgender individuals in a new study.
Second, (http://lskitka.people.uic.edu/styled-3/index.html) research on moral conviction by psychologist Linda Skitka and her colleagues suggests that attitudes linked to moral values can contribute to social distancing
. In other words, if someone considers their position on an issue to be a question of right versus wrong or good versus evil, they're less likely to want to interact with a person who disagrees on that issue.
besides taking rest, avoid crowds and take other social distancing
Patients are advised to take rest, avoid crowds and take other social distancing
These include frequent and thorough washing of hands with soap and water or hand sanitizer, avoid touching your nose, mouth or eyes as the virus survives on common surfaces, take rest, avoid crowds, covering the mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing - cough or sneeze into a tissue or the inner crook of your elbow, avoid contaminating your hands and take other social distancing
(16,17) Pettigrew (18) theorised that contact reduces stigma via the following processes: (a) learning about the outgroup; (b) changing behaviour (social distancing
); (c) generating affective ties through emotion, especially reducing anxiety and increasing empathy; and (d) in group reappraisal.
Alternatively, home monitoring of exposed, asymptomatic persons typically includes self-quarantine practices in conjunction with social distancing
(i.e., avoiding crowded areas).
* Encourage social distancing
from people who might have been exposed to Ebola in community settings.
"Behavioural interventions such as hand hygiene, cough etiquette, social distancing
, using your own prayer mat and contact avoidance can be effective at mitigating health risks, including respiratory illness, among pilgrims."
and separation will lead us nowhere," he said.