Berkman–Syme personal Network Index

Berkman–Syme personal Network Index

The Berkman–Syme social networking Index (see Box 6-2) centers on the adult that is general and measures social integration versus isolation by taking a look at marital status, frequency of connection with other individuals, involvement in spiritual tasks, and involvement in other club or company tasks (Berkman and Syme, 1979). This measure ended up being suitable for addition in electronic wellness documents (EHRs) as being a way of measuring social isolation by way of a previous institute of medicine committee (IOM, 2014). (See Chapter 7 to get more on EHRs. )

BOX 6-2

Berkman–Syme Myspace And Facebook Index.

The Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale

The Revised UCLA (R-UCLA) Loneliness Scale is a 20-item, self-administered questionnaire that is a regular dimension of subjective loneliness (Russell, 1996). Continue reading “Berkman–Syme personal Network Index”