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Social exclusion

Social exclusion clearly connected with health
Social exclusion refers to being not (fully) able to participate in social life, due to individual and social factors. Social exclusion, therefore, goes beyond loneliness. Criteria for social exclusion not only include social contacts but also financial means, access to health care and institutions, and social commitment. All of these factors are important for somebody to be well able to participate in society.

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