Druss BG, Walker ER. Mental disorders and medical comorbidity. Synth Proj Res Synth Rep. 2011;1-26. https://www.integration.samhsa.gov/workforce/mental_disorders_and_medical_comorbidity.pdf
This synthesis provides an overview of medical and mental comorbidity, with an eye towards current federal health reform efforts. It addresses the following questions: 1. What is the rate of comorbidity between medical and mental conditions and why is it so common? 2. What are the associated mortality, quality of care, and cost burdens of comorbidity? 3. What are the current evidence-based approaches for addressing comorbidity?