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The Loneliness Quiz

Instructions: For each item, indicate how much you agree or disagree with the statement. This takes most people about 3 minutes to complete. Take your time and answer truthfully for the most accurate results.

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I am a year old / /

Approximately how many Facebook friends do you have?

1. How often do you feel unhappy doing so many things alone?



2. How often do you feel you have nobody to talk to?



3. How often do you feel you cannot tolerate being so alone?



4. How often do you feel as if nobody really understands you?



5. How often do you find yourself waiting for people to call or write?



6. How often do you feel completely alone?



7. How often do you feel you are unable to reach out and communicate with those around you?



8. How often do you feel starved for company?



9. How often do you feel it is difficult for you to make friends?



10. How often do you feel shut out and excluded by others?



 

 


Our loneliness quiz is based upon a multitude of research that centers around a shortened version of Russell, D. (1996). The UCLA Loneliness Scale (Version 3): Reliability, validity, and factor structure. Journal of Personality Assessment, 66, 20-40.  All rights reserved. For personal, educational or research use only; other use may be prohibited by law.

 

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Psych Central quizzes are developed by Dr. John M. Grohol, Psy.D. in conjunction with other psychological researchers, based upon scientific studies and/or the official diagnostic criteria for a disorder. Dr. Grohol is a published researcher, author, and mental health expert, and he currently sits on the scientific board of Computers in Human Behavior. Learn more about how we develop our psychological tests.

APA Reference
Researchers, P. (2018). The Loneliness Quiz. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/loneliness-quiz/

 

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2018
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 25 Jul 2018
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