International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014


Alienation and Quality of Life: An Empirical Study on Personal Predictors of Loneliness

Dr. Sandhya Gupta [2]


Abstract: The present article focuses on loneliness, alienation and quality of life. Loneliness is a passable forebearance. It is a poignant feeling occurs when an individual perceives that his or her convivial needs are not grappled by savor of ones social relationships. Perceptions of social quarantine often lead to withdrawal from immediate surroundings and it may or may not affect ones quality of life. Thus this study is aimed at exploring the relationship among loneliness, alienation and quality of life. The study was conducted on a sample of 100 (75 females and 25 males) of 18-21 years of age. The measures used were loneliness questionnaire by Hughes et al. (2004), quality of life by WHO (1996) and Sharmas alienation scale (1988). Multiple regression analysis revealed that high loneliness group was predicting alienation whereas loneliness did not predicted quality of life.


Keywords: Alienation, loneliness, quality of life


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014,


Pages: 1255 - 1258


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Dr. Sandhya Gupta, "Alienation and Quality of Life: An Empirical Study on Personal Predictors of Loneliness", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 3 Issue 12, December 2014, pp. 1255-1258, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB14590

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