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Solitudine: malattia emergente del XXI secolo
Journal Title: SALUTE E SOCIETÀ 
Author/s: Carmelo Guarino 
Year:  2019 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  15 Pg. 146-160 FullText PDF:  177 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SES2019-003013
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Keywords: Loneliness; Disease; Mortality; Modernity; Change; Socio-demographic Dynamics.

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Carmelo Guarino, in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 3/2019, pp. 146-160, DOI:10.3280/SES2019-003013


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