[Mortality among a cohort of psychiatric patients hospitalized.].

@article{Serrano2007MortalityAA,
  title={[Mortality among a cohort of psychiatric patients hospitalized.].},
  author={Mario Serrano and Salvatore De Masi and Carlo Maffei and Renzo Vivaldi and Paolo Pini and Guido Miccinesi},
  journal={Igiene e sanita pubblica},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={233-46}
}
In this study, standardized mortality ratios (SMR - observed deaths/expected deaths) were calculated among a cohort of psychiatric patients hospitalized in Livorno (Italy) in the years 1990-2003. Findings show an excess of deaths due to both natural (SMR=2.37) and non natural (SMR=2.37) causes, with a higher rate of excess mortality in younger patients and… CONTINUE READING