This reference work offers a comprehensive compilation of current psychological research related to the construct of solitude
- Explores numerous psychological perspectives on solitude, including those from developmental, neuropsychological, social, personality, and clinical psychology
- Examines different developmental periods across the lifespan, and across a broad range of contexts, including natural environments, college campuses, relationships, meditation, and cyberspace
- Includes contributions from the leading international experts in the field
- Covers concepts and theoretical approaches, empirical research, as well as clinical applications
Keywords: Developmental Psychology, interpersonal behavior, social isolation, personality development, hermits, meditation, introvert, solitaries, cyberspace personalities, virtual identities, loneliness, shyness, social withdrawal, socio-emotional.