Cardiovascular drug use and excess mortality in patients with schizophrenia

Christiane Gasse, Preben Bo Mortensen & Thomas Munk Laursen
Background: Increased physical comorbidity is one of the major reasons for excess mortality in individuals with schizophrenia. Cardiovascular comorbidity is considered a major modifiable risk factor to improve physical health and survival in these patients. Population-based studies in this area are [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]