Department of Psychiatry
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.
Torres Stone, Rosalie A.; Hobart, Marie; and Sambamoorthi, Usha, "Co-occurring Mental & Physical Disorders Among Adults Under 65 Years of Age" (2008). Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations. 625.