CAPS Research Brief Series
Welcome to the CAPS Research Brief Series, an ongoing selection of research briefs of special interest to policymakers based on publications by affiliates of The Center on Aging and Population Sciences. CAPS research briefs are published in partnership with UT Austin’s Population Research Center. The series is organized and edited by Kristine Hopkins; contact her at email@example.com with research brief ideas, questions or comments.
Social isolation increases from adolescence through later life but varies by gender, age, and partnership status (University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center, 2022)Substantial evidence has found that people who are socially isolated experience worse mental and physical health and are more likely to die compared to their less isolated peers. And while the negative health impacts of ...