Are there modifiable risk factors which will reduce the excess mortality in schizophrenia?

@inproceedings{Wildgust2010AreTM,
  title={Are there modifiable risk factors which will reduce the excess mortality in schizophrenia?},
  author={Hiram Joseph Wildgust and Mike Beary},
  booktitle={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2010}
}
The 2009 World Health Organization report on global health risks identifies hypertension, smoking, raised glucose, physical inactivity, obesity and dyslipidaemia, in that order, as being the top six modifiable global mortality risk factors. Patients with schizophrenia have high levels of all these risk factors. There are a small number of studies showing that interventions can improve these, but prospective long-term studies are not available to show their impact on mortality. A number of… CONTINUE READING
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