There is ample evidence that patients with severe mental illness are at high risk for significant medical comorbidities. A complex combination of factors contributes to this excess risk and consequential poor outcomes. Socioeconomic factors, side effects from psychiatric medications, poor access to health care as well as smoking, alcohol, and substance use, prevalent in this […]

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Original Article Posted at : https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2021/02/the-promise-and-challenge-of-integrating-primary-care-into-community-based-mental-health-centers.html