Loneliness Scale (LS)

1. How often do you feel that you lack companionship?
2. How often do you feel left out?
3. How often do you feel isolated from others?
 
UCLA LONELINESS SCALE
 
1 = Never‚ 2 = Hardly ever‚ 3 = Some of the time‚ 4 = Often‚ 5 = All of the time
 
This instrument can be found at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2394670/ &
 

Russell‚ D ‚ Peplau‚ L. A.. & Ferguson‚ M. L. (1978). Developing a measure of loneliness. Journal of Personality Assessment‚ 42‚ 290-294.

Hughes‚ Mary E.‚ Linda J. Waite‚ Louise C. Hawkley‚ and John T. Cacioppo. (2004). A Short Scale for Measuring Loneliness in Large Surveys: Results From Two Population-Based Studies. Research on Aging‚ 26(6)‚ 655-72.