Research Database

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March 2013
Social Relations, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes: A Survey and Synthesis
This paper summarizes current evidence of social relations and health, looking specifically at how social integration and support are related to health behaviors and outcomes. The paper reports that social relations benefit health behaviors, including chronic illness self-management, and decrease suicidal tendency.
May 2011
Heart Health When Life is Satisfying: Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study
It seems like common sense that being depressed or anxious is not good for a person’s health. But does well-being offer protective effects on cardiovascular health?