New Book by Leopoldo J. Cabassa Examines Health Inequities, Mental Illness

People with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, die 10-25 years earlier than people in the general population, largely due to preventable medical conditions like cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. A new book by the Brown School’s Leopoldo J. Cabassa, PhD examines the reasons for these inequities and suggests ways to reduce or eliminate them. […]