Researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at UC San Diego were awarded a $4 Million National Institute of Mental Health grant to find out why people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia live an average of 20 to 25 years shorter than those without the diagnosis. The project will study 250 people with the diagnosis for five years. “There are a lot of factors to consider, including medications, stress, life style, and access to health care,” said the study’s co-principal investigator. Article →
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