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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 were developed by Dr. John M. Grohol, Psy.D. in conjunction with other psychological researchers, based upon scientific studies or the official diagnostic criteria for a disorder. Learn more about how we develop our psychological tests.

APA Reference
Psych Central. (2017). The Loneliness Quiz. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 20, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/quizzes/loneliness-quiz/

 

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 18 Dec 2017
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