Integrating general health care in private community psychiatry practice.

@article{Goff2007IntegratingGH,
  title={Integrating general health care in private community psychiatry practice.},
  author={Donald C. Goff and John W. Newcomer},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={68 Suppl 4},
  pages={49-54}
}
Patients with chronic mental illness have multiple health care needs. These patients, particularly those with schizophrenia, have higher incidences of heart disease and metabolic syndrome than the general population and show increased risks of infectious disease, pulmonary disease, and substance abuse. In order to effectively monitor and treat these… CONTINUE READING