Dead and forgotten--postmortem time before discovery as indicator of social isolation and inadequate mental healthcare in schizophrenia.

@article{Nilsson2008DeadAF,
  title={Dead and forgotten--postmortem time before discovery as indicator of social isolation and inadequate mental healthcare in schizophrenia.},
  author={L Nilsson and Bengt L{\"o}gdberg},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2008},
  volume={102 1-3},
  pages={337-9}
}
The psychiatric care of patients with schizophrenia has changed dramatically following the "deinstitutionalization" of mental health care in many Western countries. In a study of forensic autopsies in the Swedish city of Malmö between 1952 and 2005, we found an increase over time in the number of patients with schizophrenia whose bodies were not discovered… CONTINUE READING