Being socially isolated–more than lonliness–may decrease life span

March 27th, 2013 No Comments

A study of over 6000 older people from Britain has suggested that being socially isolated may have an increased risk of dying earlier than those who weren’t isolated. Previous studies had suggested that isolation as well as loneliness increased the risk of death, but this study found that isolation was even more indicative of an early death–regardless of their mental and physical conditions. Read the story on AARP.com at http://bit.ly/XHfAx3. Read more about isolation and loneliness.


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