Loneliness is strongly linked to depression among older adults, a long term study suggestsBMJ 2021; 375 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2524 (Published 29 October 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2524
- Helen Saul, editor in chief,
- Deniz Gursul, research dissemination officer
- Correspondence to H Saul
Lee SL, Pearce E, Ajnakina O, et al. The association between loneliness and depressive symptoms among adults aged 50 years and older: a 12-year population-based cohort study. Lancet Psychiatry 2021;8:1.
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