Consequences of loneliness on physical activity and mortality in older adults and the power of positive emotions.

  • Published 2017 in Nursing older people

Abstract

This longitudinal study examined the effect of greater happiness on the mortality and physical activity rates in a population of community-dwelling older people. In effect, it looked at the ability of happiness to 'undo' the negative effects of loneliness. 
DOI: 10.7748/nop.29.1.13.s15

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