- More than 1/4 of people with diabetes will also be experiencing mental illness especially anxiety and depression
- Almost 27% of Australians with psychotic illness experience heart or circulatory conditions compared with 16.3% of the general population
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Please reference this infographic as
NSW Mental Health Commission (2014). Living Well: Putting people at the centre of mental health reform in NSW. Journey 7 infographic 1. Sydney, NSW Mental Health Commission.
- Morgan, V. A., A. Waterreus, A. Jablensky, A. Mackinnon, J. J. McGrath, V. Carr, R. Bush, D. Castle, M. Cohen and C. Harvey (2012). “People living with psychotic illness in 2010: The second Australian national survey of psychosis.” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 46(8): 735-752.
- Kruse, J., N. Schmitz and W. Thefeld (2003). “On the Association Between Diabetes and Mental Disorders in a Community Sample Results from the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey.” Diabetes Care 26(6): 1841-1846.