Due to the Kovid epidemic, people’s distance from old friends has increased.
Even a phone call or text can bring back memories of old friends.
Friendship And Mental Health: We have many friends from childhood to college and then in professional life. We share all kinds of things with friends and they help us in troubles. Having friends is very important in our life. Some people have a very large friend circle, while some people make selective friends. We trust our old friends the most. The saying ‘Old is Gold’ fits well with old friends. In today’s era, everyone is leading a run-of-the-mill life, in which meeting with friends has reduced. This is having a bad effect on our mental health. It may sound strange to hear but these things are true. Old friendships have a profound effect on mental health. A study has come out about this. Get to know about it.
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Old friends improve mental health
healthline report According to a recent study, it has been revealed that meeting old friends is very beneficial for the mental health of people. By doing this, his mental gets improved to a great extent. Not only this, a phone call, email or texting also has a positive effect on mental health. After the corona epidemic, the importance of old friends has increased more. Most of the people have had to go through mental health problems due to corona. Especially the elderly have to face these problems the most. In such a situation, even small things can improve mental health. This applies to people of all ages.
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The study was done like this
This study has been published by the American Psychological Association (APA). About 6000 people were involved in this. After collecting the data of these people, the researchers have made their conclusion. It turns out that talking to old friends we haven’t been in touch with for a very long time is quite enjoyable. By doing this, the emotions of both the people increase and the mental health of the people improves. Anxiety and depression can also be greatly reduced by meeting and talking to each other. The feeling of loneliness among people is also considered very dangerous for health.
Mental health has been affected by the corona epidemic
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there has been a 25 percent increase in the cases of depression and anxiety worldwide due to the Kovid epidemic. So far, it has come to the fore in many researches that people aged 50 or above have had to face mental problems due to the Kovid epidemic. People have become socially distant from each other and the feeling of loneliness has also increased among the elderly. That’s why it has become very important to meet each other. To improve your mental health, call old friends and organize Get Together.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 06, 2022, 06:01 IST