Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review

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Click to view article publication Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review Social relationships are linked to improved survival Individuals with adequate social relationships have a 50% greater likelihood of survival compared to those with poor or insufficient social relationships. The magnitude of this effect is comparable with stopping smoking and exceeds many well known risk factors for mortality such as obesity and physical inactivity. These are the main...