Sustained enjoyment of life and mortality at older ages: analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

13 Dec 2016Paola Zaninotto, lecturer in statistics, Jane Wardle, professor of clinical psychology, Andrew Steptoe, professor of psychology

Mortality was inversely associated with the number of occasions on which participants reported high enjoyment of life

Cohort Study
1 effect
7 years
9365 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Subjective well-being Brain outcome

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor decreased risk of Mortality
Musculoskeletal system

Moderate evidence