The Results May Surprise You: Rates Of Preventive Care Use Among Individuals With & Without Mental Illness

Research Summary | June 26, 2018

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Individuals with serious mental illnesses (SMI) have reduced life expectancies compared to those without mental illness, due in part to higher rates of behavioral risk factors and preventable conditions that may be exacerbated by medication side effects. It is possible that disparities in access to screenings and preventive health services may contribute to negative outcomes….

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