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Mental Disorders and Medical Comorbidity

Author(s): Druss, B. G., & Walker, E. R.
Teaser: Under health reform, uninsured people with comorbid mental and medical conditions will move into the formal health system, particularly Medicaid. This RWJF report examines the rate of comorbidity between medical and mental conditions and why it is so common; the associated mortality, quality of care, and cost burdens of comorbidity; and the current evidence-based approaches for addressing comorbidity.
Link: http://www.rwjf.org/files/research/021011.policysynthesis.mentalhealth.report.pdf exit disclaimer | PDF - 543Kb

Date retrieved: May 3, 2011
Year published: 2011
Resource type: PDF