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Positive mental health boosts lifespan, study finds

(11/21/2012)

Positive mental health boosts lifespan, study finds
Medical Xpress

November 15, 2012

People who are flourishing – both feeling happy and functioning well in their lives – are 60 percent less likely to die prematurely, finds a major study that followed more than 3,000 U.S. adults over 10 years.  The results, published in the American Journal of Public Health, applied to both men and women of varying ages, races, weights and socio-economic status.

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Keywords: positive, mental health, boosts, lifespan, study



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