the lancet

A matter of priority: COVID-19 vaccination and mental health

6th May 2021

People with severe mental illness have a substantially reduced life expectancy, from 15–20 years less than those without schizophrenia, bipolar, or major depressive disorders. This grim statistic is, unfortunately, one of the few things that all in the mental health field can agree on—the evidence is too overwhelming to argue otherwise. The primary reasons for…