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Physical health of people with mental illness: time for action

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journal contribution
posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Brenda Happell, David Scott, Chris Platania-Phung, Janette Nankivell
People diagnosed with a serious mental illness are likely to die 20-25 years earlier than the general population as a result of treatable physical health conditions. In what other area of health would this be tolerated? And yet in mental health it is not only happening it is getting worse.

Funding

Category 3 - Industry and Other Research Income

History

Volume

20

Issue

1

Start Page

39

End Page

39

Number of Pages

1

ISSN

1320-3185

Location

Australia

Publisher

Australian Nursing Federation

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Institute for Health and Social Science Research (IHSSR); Institute for Health and Social Science Research (IHSSR);

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Australian nursing journal.

Exports

CQUniversity

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