Social disconnectedness, perceived isolation, and symptoms of depression and anxiety among older Americans (NSHAP): a longitudinal mediation analysis

Summary: Background: Research indicates that social isolation and loneliness increase the risk of mental disorders, but less is known about the distinct contributions of different aspects of isolation. We aimed to distinguish the pathways through which social disconnectedness (eg, small social netw...

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Main Authors: Ziggi Ivan Santini, PhD, Paul E Jose, ProfPhD, Erin York Cornwell, PhD, Ai Koyanagi, MD, Line Nielsen, PhD, Carsten Hinrichsen, MSc, Charlotte Meilstrup, PhD, Katrine R Madsen, PhD, Vibeke Koushede, PhD
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2020-01-01
Series:The Lancet Public Health
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