Why Social Wellness is Important? The Power of Social Interaction

Hey everyone! In this video, we’re going to talk about What does it Mean to be Socially Healthy? If you don’t know me, I’m Dr Patrick Kingsep and I am a Clinical Psychologist who works in private practice and helps individuals, families and couples improve their emotional well-being. Social health includes a person’s ability to […]

Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review

Link to article publication: http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1000316 Social relationships are linked to improved survival Individuals with adequate social relationships have a 50% greater likelihood of survival compared to those with poor or insufficient social relationships. The magnitude of this effect is comparable with stopping smoking and exceeds many well known risk factors for mortality such as obesity […]