Friday, December 14, 2018
Supporting Men > evolutionary

We evolved to experience social rejection in the same way as physical pain. Analysis of 300,000 people in 148 studies found that loneliness is associated with a 50% increase in mortality from any cause. This makes it comparable to smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and more dangerous than obesity. As the lead researcher of the analysis, Julianne Holt-Lunstad, comments: Loneliness significantly increases risk for premature

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