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MAR 26, 2013 - Time

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Social Isolation, Not Just Feeling Lonely, May Shorten Lives

Feeling lonely seems to go hand in hand with being isolated, but there’s a difference, according to a growing body of research.  It’s no secret that people who are socially isolated tend to be at greater risk of health issues, from mood disorders such as depression to stress-related chronic conditions like heart disease. But what is really responsible for these negative outcomes — the emotional toll of feeling alone or the physical and social lack of contact with others? Now, a new study suggests that being socially isolated may have a greater effect on risk of early death, ... Read More

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