Mortality after hospital discharge for people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: retrospective study of linked English hospital episode statistics, 1999-2006


OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the mortality gap has reduced in recent years between people with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and the general population. DESIGN Record linkage study. SETTING English hospital episode statistics and death registration data for patients discharged 1999-2006. PARTICIPANTS People discharged from inpatient care with… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.d5422

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