How Do People Get Schizophrenia?

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Coronary Heart Disease Plays a Major Role in the Life Expectancy of People with Schizophrenia

Recently, a reader made a comment about life expectancy in people who have schizophrenia. This has been a subject of considerable debate for years in psychiatry. The sad truth is that people with the illness die sooner than the general population. Some research estimates that schizophrenia reduces life expectancy by 20%. Now the reasons for this lower life expectancy are important to consider because there is some hope in this situation. Most people with schizophrenia do not die from...

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