Women who were socially well integrated had a lower risk for suicide in a new analysis of data from the Nurses’ Health Study, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry.

The majority of study participants were classified into the highest (31,071 of 72,607) category of social integration. Socially isolated women who were less socially integrated were more likely to be employed full time, were less physically active, consumed more alcohol and caffeine, and were more likely to smoke than socially integrated women.

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