Examination of the association between mental health, morbidity, and mortality in late life: findings from longitudinal community surveys

Richard Burns, Peter Butterworth, Colette Joy Browning, Julie Byles, Mary Luszcz, Paul Mitchell, Jonathan Edward Shaw, Kaarin J Anstey

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Abstract

Physical health has been demonstrated to mediate the mental health and mortality risk association. The current study examines an alternative hypothesis that mental health mediates the effect of physical health on mortality risk.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)739 - 746
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Psychogeriatrics
Volume27
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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