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Why Social Isolation and the Military?

I’m Jamie Muskopf, a doctor of social work student, and as a military spouse of 9 years, I’m fighting to end social isolation in our military community.  If during our lives we’re fortunate enough to have a life partner, we want more than anything for them to have joy, health, and success.  But today our…
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What is Social Isolation?

Looking through the more formal literature, social isolation is sometimes defined as “a social state characterized by limited to no contact with other people” (Brown et al., 2016).  While scanning through the current public discourse, however, the definition of “social isolation” is anything but clear.   Often, articles like the recent “How Social Isolation is Killing…
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