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Lonliness And Trauma - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

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Summary about Loneliness And Trauma

A traumatic event is one that is overwhelming, frightening, life-threatening, unexpected, unpredictable, and extreme. Because of the magnitude of the event, our usual coping strategies are insufficient. The emotional response we feel as a result of this event is referred to as "trauma." Trauma impacts our daily lives, and it often lasts for a long time after the event.
Childhood trauma is strongly linked to depression and anxiety, including social anxiety, which impairs an individual's ability to socialize effectively and form meaningful long-term relationships. Therefore, Childhood traumas put people at the greatest risk of experiencing significant loneliness.

The treatment options for trauma or loneliness may include any of the following:

  • Meditation
  • Counseling
  • Talking Therapy

Symptoms of Loneliness And Trauma

If you are a victim of loneliness or trauma, you might experience any of the following symptoms:

  • Low energy levels
  • Interrupted sleep or other sleep issues
  • Decreased appetite
  • Feelings of self-doubt, hopelessness, or worthlessness
  • Body aches and pains
  • Anxiousness or restlessness
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Social anxiety
  • Cravings for physical warmth, such as blankets
  • Confusion or difficulty concentrating
  • Anger, irritability, mood swings
  • Anxiety and fear
  • Guilt, shame, self-blame
  • Withdrawing from others

Causes of Loneliness And Trauma

There can be a lot of causes of trauma, including:

  • Domestic violence, rape
  • Natural disasters
  • Death of a loved one
  • Severe illness or injury
  • Witnessing an act of violence

Loneliness can be caused as due to any of the traumas given above. Some other causes of loneliness are:

  • changing schools or jobs
  • working from home
  • moving to a new city
  • ending a relationship
  • living alone for the first time

Preventive Measures of Loneliness And Trauma

Here are some simple techniques that may assist you in preventing loneliness:

  • Get comfortable with spending time alone
  • Choose fulfilling and rewarding activities
  • Make time for exercise
  • Have a healthy diet
  • Spend time in the outdoors
  • Spend time with people close to you