UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date


Document Type



Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology


Research in the areas of co-occurring depression, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and schizophrenia are extensive. However, a comprehensive account of physical illnesses among those with many types of mental illnesses is scarce. To estimate the prevalence of common chronic physical illnesses among a nationally representative sample of adults under 65 years of age with mental illness and examine the demographic, socioeconomic, and health status predictors of co-occurring physical and mental illness.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

2008 Psychiatry Research Day


Presented on Psychiatry Research Day at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2008.



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