Physical health monitoring of patients with schizophrenia.

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OBJECTIVE Schizophrenia is associated with several chronic physical illnesses and a shorter life expectancy, compared with life expectancy in the general population. One approach to improving the health of patients with schizophrenia is to improve the monitoring of physical health that occurs in psychiatric settings. The authors discuss a consensus panel's… (More)

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@article{Marder2004PhysicalHM, title={Physical health monitoring of patients with schizophrenia.}, author={Stephen R. Marder and Susan M. Essock and Alexander Luke Miller and Robert W. Buchanan and Daniel E. Casey and John M. Davis and John M. Kane and Jeffrey A. Lieberman and Nina Schooler and Nancy Covell and Scott Stroup and Ellen M. Weissman and Donna Ames Wirshing and Catherine Hall and Leonard M. Pogach and Xavier Pi-Sunyer and J. Thomas Bigger and Alan M. Friedman and David L. Kleinberg and Steven J. Yevich and Bonnie Davis and Steven P. Shon}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={2004}, volume={161 8}, pages={1334-49} }