In an earlier podcast, we focused on the social isolation of older men. It’s a pandemic in our society and a previous U.S. Surgeon General(do we still have one)said that the condition was the cause of more medical problems than smoking or heart disease. Now we have a new study, commissioned by global health service company, CIGNA, which reveals that Generation Z(adults ages 18-22)is the loneliest generation and claims to be in worse health than older generations. And combined nearly half of all Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone. Dr. John Huber, Chairman of Mainstream Mental Health, weighs in on this study and the phenomenon he calls ‘phoneliness’ on this episode of America Trends..
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