Department of Economics and Business Economics

Chronic somatic comorbidity and excess mortality due to natural causes in persons with schizophrenia or bipolar affective disorder

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Suicide and death by accidents in persons with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are common, but excess mortality from natural death accounts for even more years of life lost. The impact of somatic comorbidity, however, often is not duly considered in analyses and explanations of excess mortality in patients with psychotic disorders.
Original languageEnglish
JournalP L o S One
Volume6
Issue9
Pages (from-to)e24597
ISSN1932-6203
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

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