Interventions targeting social isolation in older people: a systematic review

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p647
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a review by the authors of interventions designed to do away with loneliness and social isolation in older people. It states that 32 studies were included in this review and overall quality of these studies indicated a medium to high risk of bias. It mentions that over 80 percent of participatory interventions resulted in beneficial effects as compared to 44 percent in non-participatory.


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