3 thoughts on “Do People With Mental Illness Really Die 25 Years Younger?

  • March 21, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    This is great news, esp since I wasn’t planning on going anytime soon.

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  • May 7, 2017 at 11:53 am

    I was so terrified when I heard this statistic on the radio as a mid 20’s person with bipolar depression and panic disorder but it’s for the most part treated.

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  • July 18, 2017 at 10:20 am

    i’ve tried to find the original article asserting the claim. i have to wonder if it isn’t really some sort of ‘urban legend’? of course, lack of self care can be interpreted as a sort of slow motion suicide attempt. where are the data? what sort of methodology is applied to it’s collection? as a scientist, an empiricist, and just plain skeptic, i want to know.

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