Closing the mortality gap for severe mental illness: Are we going in the right direction?

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In this editorial, we discuss a UK-based cohort study examining the mortality gap for people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder from 2000 to 2014. There have been concerted efforts to improve physical and mental healthcare for this population in recent decades. Have these initiatives reduced mortality and ‘closed the gap’?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)130-131
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2017

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