Olivier Sibai, Bernardo Figueiredo and Marcia Christina Ferreira

Olivier Sibai is a lecturer in marketing at Birkbeck, University of London; Bernardo Figueiredo is a senior lecturer in marketing, RMIT University; and Marcia Christina Ferreira is an associate professor at Brunel University London

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The Loneliness of the Long-Suffering Researcher

Isolation and loneliness, as opposed to solitude, seem to the be the lot of many midern researchers. Research shows that 40 percent of academics, and more than half below the age of 35, view isolation at work as the main factor affecting their mental health. And many academics turn to counselling to learn ways to cope with emotional distress.

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