11-year follow-up of mortality in patients with schizophrenia: a population-based cohort study (FIN11 study).

@article{Tiihonen200911yearFO,
  title={11-year follow-up of mortality in patients with schizophrenia: a population-based cohort study (FIN11 study).},
  author={Jari Tiihonen and Jouko L{\"o}nnqvist and Kristian Wahlbeck and Timo Klaukka and Leo Niskanen and Antti Tanskanen and Jari Haukka},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={374 9690},
  pages={620-7}
}
BACKGROUND The introduction of second-generation antipsychotic drugs during the 1990s is widely believed to have adversely affected mortality of patients with schizophrenia. Our aim was to establish the long-term contribution of antipsychotic drugs to mortality in such patients. METHODS Nationwide registers in Finland were used to compare the cause-specific mortality in 66 881 patients versus the total population (5.2 million) between 1996, and 2006, and to link these data with the use of… CONTINUE READING
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