A Profile of Social Isolation in Canada

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Contributed by: Canadian Poverty Institute

Social isolation is a complex concept comprised of multiple dimensions including physical, social, emotional, and psychological. It operates at the individual, community and societal level. Despite its complexity, or perhaps because of it, a greater understanding of social isolation is needed because of its inter- relationship with the social determinants of health.

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