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Avoidable mortality in people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in England.

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OBJECTIVE: To quantify the extent of 'avoidable mortality' in those with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and to quantify the effect a reduction in these might have on the mortality gap associated with severe mental illness. METHOD: A cohort was studied of people aged <75 years, discharged from inpatient care with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in 2006-2007, and followed up for 365 days. Standardised mortality ratios (SMRs) were calculated followed by hypothetical SMRs, estimating the...

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10.1111/acps.12045

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
Volume:
127
Issue:
3
Pages:
195-201
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1600-0447
ISSN:
0001-690X
URN:
uuid:13333c53-3f1b-4c47-bae8-b95440937047
Source identifiers:
367739
Local pid:
pubs:367739

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