Social Connectedness and Health: A Literature Review
Ottmann, Goetz; Dickson, John; Wright, Paula
This literature review forms part of the first stage of the Social Connectedness Project. Its aim is: - To undertake a review of the literature focusing on the link between social isolation and well-being in potential target groups such as the elderly, young people, people with disabilities, and the seriously ill; - To give an overview of strength-based community development strategies and, in particular, Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD); - To provide an overview over community development projects that employed such a strategy; and to - To elaborate possible themes that could encapsulate the spirit of the project.
accommodation; accommodate; accommodated; accommodating; adjustment; aging; elderly; age; elder; mature; older; disability; developmental disabled; developmentally disabled; disabilities; disable; disabled; disablement; disabling; handicap; handicapped; impairment; learning disability; limitation; mental handicap; mental retardation; physical disability; special need; descrimination; bias; bigotry; discriminate; discriminating; inequity; intolerance; prejudice; separation; single out; stereotype; unfairness; diversity; array; assortment; different; disparate; distinct; diverse; diversities; special; unlike; unusual; variety; impairment; impair; impaired; limitation; inclusion; exclusion; include; included; participation; independent living; autonomous; Center for Independent Living; CIL; community; empowered; Independent Living Center; self-determined; international; cross-national; global; Canadian; worldwide; social connectedness; involved; included; incorporated; mingling; public; include; involve; health; disease; haleness; healthiness; heartiness; soundness; wholeness; youth; mental health; serious illness; illness; community development; case studies
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