Mortality in the Lundby study. Natural death in different forms of mental disorder in a total population investigated during a 25-year period.

@article{Rorsman1982MortalityIT,
  title={Mortality in the Lundby study. Natural death in different forms of mental disorder in a total population investigated during a 25-year period.},
  author={Birgitta Rorsman and Olle Hagnell and Jan Lanke},
  journal={Neuropsychobiology},
  year={1982},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={188-97}
}
There is an increased mortality among persons who are or who have been under psychiatric care. In any normal population many individuals suffer from mental disorders without coming into contact with psychiatric services, and our knowledge of the mortality pattern of these groups is limited. The Lundby cohort comprises 3,563 persons from a total population, followed concerning mental disorders during 15 and 25 years. In the present study we have investigated the mortality from nonviolent… CONTINUE READING

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