Elderly people recommend more happy and try to enjoy life
British scientists from University College London found out, does well-being and enjoyment of life on longevity of the elderly.
During the study, which was conducted over 4 years, they interviewed more than 9 thousand people over the age of 50, whose average age was 63 years.
Respondents were asked several questions to assess how satisfied they were with their lives. Then the scientists compared these data with the mortality rate.
It is known that during the observation period died 1310 of study participants. The majority of deaths during the survey claimed not to get pleasure from life.
The researchers assume that the dissatisfaction with his life could arise in the elderly due to serious illness or other reasons.
Despite this, the researchers believe that their experiment brings new information about the relevance of SWB for health and physical performance of older people. Scientists suggest the people of old age more happy and try to enjoy life.
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