High prevalence and adverse health effects of loneliness in community-dwelling adults across the lifespan: role of wisdom as a protective factor

  title={High prevalence and adverse health effects of loneliness in community-dwelling adults across the lifespan: role of wisdom as a protective factor},
  author={Ellen E. Lee and Colin A. Depp and Barton W. Palmer and Danielle Glorioso and Rebecca Daly and Jinyuan Liu and Xin M. Tu and Ho-Cheol Kim and Peri L. Tarr and Yasunori Yamada and Dilip V. Jeste},
  journal={International Psychogeriatrics},
  pages={1447 - 1462}
ABSTRACT Objectives: This study of loneliness across adult lifespan examined its associations with sociodemographics, mental health (positive and negative psychological states and traits), subjective cognitive complaints, and physical functioning. Design: Analysis of cross-sectional data Participants: 340 community-dwelling adults in San Diego, California, mean age 62 (SD = 18) years, range 27–101 years, who participated in three community-based studies. Measurements: Loneliness measures… 

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