Socialisation, mental health and loneliness: A new study looks at the relationship

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Elder Health

Socialisation, mental health and loneliness: A new study looks at the relationship

Ngaire Kerse

Ngaire Kerse

Older man
People without good mental wellbeing may reject meaningful others

What comes first – strong social connections or strong mental health (the chicken or the egg)? We all know older patients who are lonely but never alone, and those who are often alone but never lonely

The essential nature of mental health is that while it is related to the number of social connections and how good those connections are, the relation