Why Are People With Schizophrenia Receiving Worse Health Care?

KARENPRESTIA | June 14, 2013

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That is the title of this article http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/marvin-ross/schizophrenia-health-care_b_3319804.html?utm_hp_ref=tw . “Physicians, health thyself….a disturbing study just presented at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) meeting in San Francisco demonstrates just how prejudiced many health providers are towards those with serious mental illnesses.” People with mental illness die earlier than the rest of the population and receive inadequate health care because of the prejudice.

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