Isolation and loneliness lead to an earlier death

March 18, 2015 4:27 AM

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Isolation and loneliness lead to an earlier death

It is said that mind, body and spirit are all connected, and now there are studies that just might affirm this believe. A new study done at Brigham Young University conducted by psychologists has added a new angle to the concept of a “healthy life”. The results suggest that a healthy life includes a happy social life which can sometimes include anti-health activities such as smoking, drinking and eating junk food.

The benefit of unhealthy activities like these is that they are usually done in a social setting and keep you around other people. This new study has found that social isolation and solitude could be factors of earlier deaths. Other studies in the same field have shown that social interaction is goo...

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