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Morbidity and Mortality in People with Serious Mental Illness

There are a number of other factors that place people Am J Psychiatry. 1999;156:1417-1420. 8. Allebeck. Schizophr Bull. 1999;15(1)81-89. with SMI at higher risk of morbidity and mortalityi , including:

• Higher rates of modifiable risk factors

ƒ Smoking

ƒ Alcohol consumption

ƒ Poor nutrition / obesity

ƒ Lack of exercise

ƒ “Unsafe” sexual behavior

ƒ IV drug use

ƒ Residence in group care facilities and homeless shelters (exposure to tuberculosis and other infectious diseases as well as less opportunity to modify individual nutritional practices)



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