Dill, J.C., & Anderson, C.A. (1999). 

Loneliness, Shyness, and Depression:  The Etiology and Interrelationships of Everyday Problems in Living. 

Chapter in T. Joiner  and J.C. Coyne (Eds.)  (pp. 93-125). The interactional nature of depression: Advances in interpersonal approaches. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. 
 

Summary 

This chapter describes an integrated model of depression, loneliness, and shyness. Common (e.g., attributional style) and unique (e.g., genetically-related anxiety) etiological factors in the development and maintenance of these three everyday problems in living are discussed. Implications for treatment and prevention are considered.

Click here to download a pdf version of this article.

  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read this file. You can get a free copy of the
  Reader at Adobe's web site:
  http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html#reader

© 1996 by Craig A. Anderson