Navigation

References

Baker, D. (2012). All the lonely people: Loneliness in Australia, 2001-2009, Institute Paper No. 9, June.

Baumeister, RF & Leary, MR. (1995). The Need to Belong: Desire for Interpersonal Attachment as a Fundamental

Human Motivation. Psychological Bulletin; 117:497–529.

Berry, HL & Shipley, M. (2009). Longing to belong: personal social capital and psychological distress in an Australian coastal region. Social Policy Research Paper No. 39. Canberra.

Fowler, HF & Christakis, NA.(2008). Dynanmic spread of happiness in a large social network: longitudinal analysis over 20 years in the Framingham Heart Study. BMJ, online first.

Hughes, ME, Waite, LJ, Hawkley, L. C. & Cacioppo, J, T. (2004). A Short Scale for Measuring Loneliness in Large Surveys: Results From Two Population-Based Studies. Res Aging. 26(6): 655‑672.

Hawkley, LC, Browne, MW & Cacioppo, JT. (2005). How Can I Connect With Thee? Let Me Count the Ways, Psychological Science, 16(10):798-804.

Relationships Australia State and Territory websites