Access to primary and specialized somatic health care for persons with severe mental illness: a qualitative study of perceived barriers and facilitators in Swedish health care

Abstract Background Persons with severe mental illness (e.g. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder) have a high prevalence of somatic conditions compared to the general population. Mortality data in the Nordic countries reveal that these persons die 15–20 years earlier than the general population. Some fa...

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Main Authors: Elisabeth Björk Brämberg, Jarl Torgerson, Anna Norman Kjellström, Peder Welin, Marie Rusner
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-01-01
Series:BMC Family Practice
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