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Mortality after hospital discharge for people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: retrospective study of linked English hospital episode statistics, 1999-2006.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether the mortality gap has reduced in recent years between people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and the general population. DESIGN: Record linkage study. SETTING: English hospital episode statistics and death registration data for patients discharged 1999-2006. PARTICIPANTS: People discharged from inpatient care with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, followed for a year after discharge. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Age standardised mortality ra...

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10.1136/bmj.d5422

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
343
Pages:
d5422
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
175578
Language:
English
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uuid:863a7838-d7b9-4892-b474-b541b806703c
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pubs:175578
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2012-12-19

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