Theravive Home

Therapy News And Blogging

October 6, 2014
by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

mental illnessand life expectancy howmentalillnesscanshortenlifespanandwhattodoaboutit

Mental Illness and Life Expectancy: How mental illness can shorten lifespan, and what to do about it

October 6, 2014 04:55 by Lisa La Rose, M.A., L.P.C.

mental illnessand life expectancy howmentalillnesscanshortenlifespanandwhattodoaboutit
The cost of having mental illness can be very high for people struggling with behavioral disorders. Mental illness can impact a person’s ability to work, go to school, and have healthy and satisfying relationships. But did you know that it can also shorten a person’s life? There is consistent evidence that people with mental illness do have more physical health problems and mortality, compared with people who do not live with these disorders FB- Mental health issues affect more parts of our lives than just day to day living. Research shows that it can also shorten your life...read more and find out what you can do about it. [More]