Levels of loneliness among Irish and non-Irish students studying in Dublin and its impact on self-esteem and social support

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Gnusareva, Valerija
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BA (Hons) in Psychology
Dublin Business School
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The current study examines the levels of loneliness and its relation to self-esteem and social support among Irish and non-Irish students studying in Dublin. One hundred students participated in the research. It was hypoFinal Year Projected that Irish students will score lower on UCLA Loneliness scale than non-Irish students; and that there will be a correlation between loneliness, self-esteem and social support. Results of the study did not show difference in loneliness among both groups. However, a significant correlation was found between variables. Author keywords: Loneliness, college students, self-esteem, social support