03.05.2017 | Elsevier Atlas Award for BASE Article

Helping pays off: People who care for others live longer

Each month the Elsevier Atlas Award recognizes research that could significantly impact people's lives around the world.

Hilbrand, S., Coall, D. A., Gerstorf, D., & Hertwig, R. (2017). Caregiving within and beyond the family is associated with lower mortality for the caregiver: A longitudinal study. Evolution and Human Behavior, 38, 397–403. doi: 10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2016.11.010

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