Social contactsSocial contacts important for self-perceived health
People who have social contacts regularly are more often happy than other people. This aspect is correlated with somebody’s self-perceived health. Additionally, the support by social contacts can be a help to someone who is going through a bad time (CBS, 2014). Satisfaction about social contacts depends on how good people feel about the contacts they have and the activities they do.
Social contacts can mitigate loneliness
Meaningful social contacts can reduce feelings of loneliness. The number of various types of social contacts also matters. Examples include social relationships with family members and relatives as well as contacts with neighbours and friends. People with multiple types of social contacts have less chance of loneliness.
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