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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fleischhacker, WW; Cetkovich-Bakmas, M; De Hert, M; Hennekens, CH; Lambert, M; Leucht, S; Maj, M; McIntyre, RS; Naber, D; Newcomer, JW; Olfson, M; Osby, U; Sartorius, N; Lieberman, JA 
Title:
Comorbid somatic illnesses in patients with severe mental disorders: clinical, policy, and research challenges. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: An increasing body of evidence suggests that, in comparison to the general population, patients with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder have worse physical health and a far shorter life expectancy in developed countries, due primarily to premature cardiovascular disease. PARTICIPANTS: This article is based on presentations and discussion on somatic comorbidity in psychiatric illnesses by a group of 37 international experts during 2 meetings held in 2006...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Clin Psychiatry 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
69 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
514-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0160-6689 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie