The Relationship between Mental Health, Mental Illness and Chronic Physical Conditions

From The Catalyst For Change, a long article on relationships between mental illness and chronic physical illness

The Catalysts for Change

Mental health and physical health are fundamentally linked. People living with a serious mental illness are at higher risk of experiencing a wide range of chronic physical conditions. Conversely, people living with chronic physical health conditions experience depression and anxiety at twice the rate of the general population. (December, 2008)

By The Canadian Mental Health Association

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