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Physical health often ignored in people with mental illness Australians with serious mental illness are living on average for 10-32 years less than the rest of the population, mainly due to preventable and treatable diseases like diabetes. No wonder, these early, preventable deaths have been described as a scandal. Clearly, people with mental health issues like depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are not benefiting [...]
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