Excess cancer mortality in psychiatric patients.

@article{Kisely2008ExcessCM,
  title={Excess cancer mortality in psychiatric patients.},
  author={Stephen R Kisely and Joseph Sadek and Adrian Mackenzie and David Williams Lawrence and Leslie Anne Campbell},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2008},
  volume={53 11},
  pages={
          753-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVES There are conflicting data on cancer incidence and mortality in psychiatric patients, although most studies suggest that while cancer mortality is higher, incidence is no different from that in the general population. Different methodologies and outcomes may account for some of the conflicting results. We investigated the association between mental illness and cancer incidence, first admission rates, and mortality in Nova Scotia using a standard methodology. METHOD A population… CONTINUE READING

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