People with severe mental illness have a shorter life expectancy than the general population, largely due to a greater burden of physical disease and in particular cardiovascular disease.
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Severe mental illness is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and sub-optimal receipt of cardiovascular care.
In this virtual conference, we will discuss progress in this space, gaps and challenges, and opportunities for further advancement.
Hosted by researchers at the Usher Institute, The University of Edinburgh, with contributions from DataMind, the Health Data Research Hub for Mental Health we will hear from:
7 March 2024
Heart and Lung Research Institute (ground floor) or Virtually via Zoom.
24 April 2024
18 April 2024