People with schizophrenia left out of longevity revolution

(University of California – San Diego) A team of researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System have analyzed all eight published longitudinal studies of mortality in schizophrenia that met their strict research criteria and found that the mean standardized mortality ratio — a measure of the mortality rate in schizophrenia — has increased 37 percent from pre-1970s studies to post-1970s studies.