Loneliness can trigger a vicious cycle by making people more selfishwhich in turn leads to further social isolation, say scientists.
The findings show that such effects create a positive feedback loop between the two traits.
As increased loneliness heightens self-centredness, the latter then contributes further to enhanced loneliness.
"If you get more self-centred, you run the risk of staying locked in to feeling socially isolated," said John Cacioppo, professor at the University of Chicago in the US....................Read more
Source: The Times of India