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"Trapped in an empty waiting room" - The existential human core of loneliness in old age: A meta-synthesis



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2016
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    6/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Norway (2); South Africa (2); Sweden (2); USA (2); Australia (1); Canada (1); Iran (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - African region<br />WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - Eastern Mediterranean region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    Norway (2); South Africa (2); Sweden (2); USA (2); Australia (1); Canada (1); Iran (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Other social services
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
  • Social system topic(s)
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Kitzmüller G, Clancy A, Vaismoradi M, Wegener C, Bondas T. "Trapped in an empty waiting room" - The existential human core of loneliness in old age: A meta-synthesis. Qualitative Health Research. 2018;28(2):213-230.
  • DOI
    Not yet available

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