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Research Article

Life Expectancy at Birth for People with Serious Mental Illness and Other Major Disorders from a Secondary Mental Health Care Case Register in London

  • Chin-Kuo Chang mail,

    chin-kuo.chang@kcl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry), London, United Kingdom

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  • Richard D. Hayes,

    Affiliation: King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry), London, United Kingdom

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  • Gayan Perera,

    Affiliation: King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry), London, United Kingdom

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  • Mathew T. M. Broadbent,

    Affiliation: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

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  • Andrea C. Fernandes,

    Affiliation: King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry), London, United Kingdom

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  • William E. Lee,

    Affiliation: King's College London, Academic Dept Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom

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  • Mathew Hotopf,

    Affiliation: King's College London, Academic Dept Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom

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  • Robert Stewart

    Affiliation: King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry), London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 18, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019590

About the Authors

Chin-Kuo Chang, Richard D. Hayes, Gayan Perera, Andrea C. Fernandes, Robert Stewart
King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry), London, United Kingdom
Mathew T. M. Broadbent
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
William E. Lee, Mathew Hotopf
King's College London, Academic Dept Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: chin-kuo.chang@kcl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: C-KC RDH GP RS. Performed the experiments: C-KC RDH RS. Analyzed the data: C-KC RDH GP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: C-KC MTMB ACF GP. Wrote the paper: C-KC RDH RS MTMB ACF WEL MH RS.