Loneliness Predicts Self-Reported Cold Symptoms After a Viral Challenge

Loneliness is a well-established risk factor for poor physical health. Much less is known about
how loneliness affects patient-reported outcomes (PROs), such as somatic symptoms, which are increasingly important for guiding symptom management and assessing quality of patient care.

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