Loneliness and Mortality by Renu Gulati
In the Ayurveda Definition of Health, apart from physical/emotional/psychological/spiritual health, social health is indicated as important for overall well-being. Social health is a state of harmony with those around you and creating a supportive social network. In Modern research, loneliness is a leading cause of disease and decreased mortality. There has been much research conducted on this topic given that living alone and away from the family is becoming increasingly popular.
Appreciating aloneness is good so one is less reliant on others but the human organism is meant to be a social being so to deny wholesome interaction with others would not be advisable in the main. without healthy social interaction