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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...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.d5422

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Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Unit of Health Care Epidemiology
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Unit of Health Care Epidemiology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Unit of Health Care Epidemiology
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Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - Unit of Health Care Epidemiology
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Principal Investigator (PI)
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Robert Stewart
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BMJ Group Publisher's website
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343
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Article: d5422
Publication date:
2011-09-03
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1756-1833
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uuid:c86e71c1-6b7a-4f49-9b2f-6340724eda2a
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ora:5700

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