An examination of the effect of loneliness on the innovative behavior of health science faculty students

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Cinar F., Toker K.

CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.132, no.2, pp.171-182, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 132 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/cm9.0000000000000031
  • Title of Journal : CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-182


Background: Contributing to the innovative behavior of individuals in the health management process is a desirable condition for increased health institution performance. The relationship between the sense of loneliness and individual innovation behaviors has not been studied and relevant literature is extremely limited. The purpose of this research was to examine the effect of an individual's sense of loneliness on their innovative behavior.