Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Life Expectancy Gap Widens Between Those With Mental Illness And General Population

 But majority of deaths are due to physical conditions, not suicide

The gap between life expectancy in patients with a mental illness and the general population has widened since 1985 and efforts to reduce this gap should focus on improving physical health, suggest researchers in a paper published today on bmj.com.


Life Expectancy Gap Widens Between Those With Mental Illness And General Population

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