Mortality in hospital patients with and without mental disorders: A data-linkage cohort study.

Affiliation

Rural Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

In the general population, people with mental disorders have increased mortality. This association, however, has not been explored in a population who at some time were inpatients of a public hospital.

Keywords

Comorbidities,Data-linkage,Hospital patients,Indigenous Australians,Mental disorders,Mortality,