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Aimless life is not long

February 13 2007

Life without purpose is killing. It's proven results of research professionals, Medical Faculty, Japan, Tohoku University, headed by Professor Ichiro Tsuji.

Researchers from 1994 to 2001, conducted surveillance of 43 thousand physically healthy men and women aged 40 to 79 years. During periodically conducted surveys of approximately 59% of the observed stated that they have a "clear purpose" and are busy life. 5% frankly admitted that the purpose in life do not. Others respond to this question is difficult.

For seven years, more than 3 thousand of observed deaths due to disease or a result of suicide. Proportion of deaths among those who had no clear purpose in life and avoid strenuous activity, was approximately 1.5 times higher than among "passionaries. Among the deaths from cerebrovascular disease were twice as much, informs ITAR-TASS .

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