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Term: Social Isolation

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-11-05


Inadequate social support. In Heaman et al. (2012), it describes women who lack social support and/or are experiencing seclusion in terms of culture, language, or geography as assessed by the public health nurse on the Families First Screening Form.

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  • Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A. Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] (View)

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