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“Mild mental illness ‘raises risk of premature death'”

 

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This August 1, 2012 article found on the BBC News Health website raises concern about the health risks faced by folks who have even mild depression or anxiety.  It has been well documented according to the article that folks with a serious mental illness have on average been dying about 20 years sooner than folks with no mental illness.

 

 

 

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