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Mental illness linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke

Mental illness linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke
Approximately 1 in 17 adults live with a severe mental illness, such as major depression, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Past studies have associated mental health disorders with increased risk of cardiovascular problems. Last year, for example …
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National Dialogue on Mental Health Must Integrate Public Health
It is well documented that a large number of chronic diseases (including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, and cancer) are influenced by one's mental health. Even injury rates (both intentional and unintentional …
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Chronic Diseases May Be Tied to Mental Health Problems
According to the authors of the study, led by Gina M. Piane, DrPH, MPH, of National University in San Diego, chronic diseases and mental disorders in the US require national attention. Dr. Piane and team wanted to explore how these conditions might …
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