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The study also found that when comparing face-to-face social contact between family members vs.
friends that the link to reduced depression changes as we get older.
Hopefully, knowing this will serve as a reminder to all of us, myself included, to make an extra effort to show up in person and to maintain face-to-face connections with loved ones and relatives who are older than us. If you'd like to read more on this topic, check out my I write journals for myself all the time and it makes me feel better.
This is especially important for any family members past 70 years of age. I know people who text and do social media all day and it makes them feel better.
How could our minds and bodies possibly adapt at a neurobiological level to all of the technological changes that have occurred in the past two decades? All of these inventions forever changed the way we socialize and have reduced face-to-face social contact.
We found that all forms of socialization aren't equal.
This makes sense in terms of Erik Erikson's theory of psychosocial development.
According to Erikson, from age 65 to death, the psychosocial focus is on ego integrity vs. In many ways, it seems logical that our evolutionary biology would make the bonds with family stronger in the final stages of life.
Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey," was published online in the .
The researchers found that having limited face-to-face social contact nearly doubles someone's risk of having depression. S., lead author and assistant professor of psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University said, "Research has long-supported the idea that strong social bonds strengthen people's mental health.