Physical health in individuals with psychiatric disorders in Austria.

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Summary of "Physical health in individuals with psychiatric disorders in Austria."

The association between severe psychiatric disorders and metabolic syndrome is well documented and goes along with a reduced life expectancy. The prevalence of medical comorbidities in individuals suffering from psychiatric disorders in Austria has not yet been examined; aim of this study was to analyze the prevalence of comorbid somatic disorder in individuals diagnosed with psychiatric disorders in Austria.


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Name: Journal of affective disorders
ISSN: 1573-2517
Pages: 38-44


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