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Research to improve Queenslanders wellbeing in the spotlight at The National Mental Health Services Conference

Addiction and Mental Health Services research to improve community wellbeing will be highlighted at The Mental Health Services Conference (TheMHS) in Brisbane next week.

MSH/UQ study into mental health life expectancy

Research reveals the impact of mental health on life expectancy

As part of a new study commissioned by University of Queensland, Metro South Health (MSH) researchers have discovered an 18-year life expectancy gap between people with mental illness and the general population that can only be bridged by protecting patient’s physical and mental health.

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Last updated 4 July 2019
Last reviewed 9 April 2018