Associations between loneliness, social isolation and mortality in older twins: Familial confounding?


Loneliness and social isolation are established risk factors for mortality among older adults. It is however poorly understood whether loneliness and social isolation have differential predictive value on mortality and whether... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Miriam Mosing (Karolinska Institutet)
  2. Victor Dahlström (Karolinska Institutet)
  3. Kelli Lehto (Karolinska Institutet)
  4. Nancy Pedersen (Karolinska Institute)
  5. The IGEMS Consortium (University of Southern California)

Topic Areas

Aging , Positive Psychology/Wellbeing


SY-1B » GE-Interplay in potentially modifiable factors for health outcomes (10:30 - Thursday, 21st June, Yellowstone)



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