The cardiovascular and respiratory health of people with schizophrenia.

@article{Filik2006TheCA,
  title={The cardiovascular and respiratory health of people with schizophrenia.},
  author={R Filik and Attila Sipos and Patrick Gavin Kehoe and Tom Burns and Stephen J. Cooper and Helen Stevens and Richard Laugharne and Gregory Young and Sian Perrington and Jan McKendrick and Deborah Stephenson and Gavan A. Harrison},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 4},
  pages={298-305}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the cardiovascular and respiratory health of people with severe mental illness (SMI) and compare findings with the Health Surveys for England. METHOD A prospective, multi-centre observational prevalence study of 602 patients with schizophrenia-related psychoses carried out in six locations across the UK over 24 months. RESULTS Compared with general population subjects, people with SMI reported higher rates of angina and respiratory symptoms and had poor lung function… CONTINUE READING
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