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Volunteering may enhance life satisfaction

A systematic review of 40 studies on the effects of volunteering was conducted. People who volunteered reported lower levels of depression, increased life satisfaction and enhanced well-being. There was no effect on physical health. The authors noted that better-designed research was needed since it remains unclear whether volunteering causes these benefits.

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