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Coping with Loneliness, Isolation and Covid-19 – online survey


The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in so many ways. It has changed how we work, how we shop, how we learn, and most importantly how we connect with others.

DRNI are collaborating on a project investigating loneliness & isolation and COVID-19. They are inviting anyone interested to take part in a short online anonymous international survey to help understand how people are coping during the Covid-19 pandemic. Their aim is to learn about the issues you face and how you are managing with social distancing and changes to everyday life.

You can offer invaluable insights into life before and during the Covid-19 pandemic, including key challenges and coping strategies. This information will help them understand how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on individuals, families, communities and services at both a country and global level.

The survey is open to anyone in the world once they are over 18 years old and have access to the internet, and is available in the following languages: English, French, Spanish, Greek, Brazilian, Portuguese, Arabic and Finnish.

This study is being undertaken by a group of International academic researchers who are part of the International Loneliness and Isolation research NetworK (I-LINK).  The global lead for the project is Prof. Roger O'Sullivan, Institute of Public Health, University of Ulster. The carer part of the project is being led by Prof. Iracema Leroi, TCD. There are several collaborators including Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Global Brain Health Institute and DRNI. 

Click here for a Patient Information Leaflet.

Click here to undertake the survey.

Click here to read more about the study and those involved.

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