Burden of medical co-morbidity in men and women with serious mental illness
Reference: Chang CK, Hayes RD, Perera G, Broadbent MT, Fernandes AC, Lee WE, Hotopf M, Stewart, (2011) 'Life expectancy at birth for people with serious mental illness and other major disorders from a secondary mental health care case register in London'. R.PLoS One; 6(5).
Learning Areas:Biostatistics, economics
Public health administration or related administration
Evaluate the government's cost burden associated with medical co-morbidities for persons with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)in a Medicaid population Evaluate the differential burden of chronic disease among persons with SMI and persons without SMI and disparities by race, age and gender
Keyword(s): Cost Issues, Adult and Child Mental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a health economist working at the Department of Mental Health and Addiction services. I have performed multiple economic evaluations for social and health interventions. I am currently working with DMHAS to develop care systems that will integrate behavioral and medical health services to overcome the unique challenges in increasing health care access and well being in a seriously mentally ill population.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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