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Why people with mental illnesses are having their physical health ignored

The BrainScope is pictured at a news conference in New York January 23, 2014. The NFL and General Electric announced the first round of winners, which included the company BrainScope, in the "Head Health Challenge", which awards funding for advancing research on speeding up diagnosis and improving treatment for mild traumatic brain injury. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SPORT FOOTBALL HEALTH) - RTX17RH4

Mental illness colludes with poor physical health. Image: REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Simon Rosenbaum
Exercise Physiologist, George Institute for Global Health
Katherine Samaras
Professor of Medicine, Endocrinologist and Clinical Researcher, University of New South Wales
Scott Teasdale
PhD Candidate, University of New South Wales
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