Legal and Policy Interventions to Address Social Isolation

Hodge JG, White EN, Reeves CM. Legal and Policy Interventions to Address Social Isolation. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2020

6 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2020

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James G. Hodge

Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Erica N. White

Arizona State University (ASU), Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law; Center for Public Health Law and Policy

Claudia M. Reeves

Arizona State University (ASU), Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Date Written: March 9, 2020

Abstract

Americans suffer from an epidemic of loneliness stemming from perceived or actual social isolation (SI). Multi-faceted causes warrant novel public health legal responses to reduce significant impacts of SI on physical and mental health.

Keywords: social isolation, connectedness, law, policy, mental health, public health, loneliness, intervention

Suggested Citation

Hodge, James G. and White, Erica N. and Reeves, Claudia, Legal and Policy Interventions to Address Social Isolation (March 9, 2020). Hodge JG, White EN, Reeves CM. Legal and Policy Interventions to Address Social Isolation. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2020, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3551531 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3551531

James G. Hodge (Contact Author)

Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law ( email )

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Erica N. White

Arizona State University (ASU), Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law ( email )

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Center for Public Health Law and Policy ( email )

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Claudia Reeves

Arizona State University (ASU), Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law ( email )

Box 877906
Tempe, AZ
United States

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