Increased risk of mortality associated with social isolation in older men: only when feeling lonely? Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL)

Tjalling J. Holwerda*, Aartjan T. F. Beekman, Dorly J. H. Deeg, Max L Stek, T. G. van Tilburg, P. J. Visser, Ben A. Schmand, C. Jonker, R. A. Schoevers

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119 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)843-853
JournalPsychological Medicine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • Feelings of loneliness
  • loneliness
  • mortality
  • social isolation

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