ORIGINAL ARTICLE Increased risk of mortality associated
Results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL) T. J. Holwerda1, 2*, A. T. F. Beekman 3, D. J. H. Deeg 2, ... Schoevers et al. 2000; Holwerda et al. 2007). Much less is known about the association between social conditions such as social isolation and feelings of loneliness and mortality risk.