• Type:#article
  • Year read:#read2022
  • Subject: OCD
  • Bibtex: @fernandezdelacruz2016
  • Bibliography: Fernández de la Cruz, L., Lichtenstein, P., Mataix-Cols, D., D’Onofrio, B. M., Rück, C., de la Cruz, L. F., Mataix-Cols, D., Rydell, M., Runeson, B., Brander, G., & Larsson, H. (2016). Suicide in obsessive–compulsive disorder: A population-based study of 36 788 Swedish patients. Mol. Psychiatry, 12(April), 771–777. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2016.115

Example citation

Patients with OCD are at an increased risk of dying by suicide, and the risk remains substantial after adjusting for psychiatric comorbidities [@fernandezdelacruz2016].

Key takeaways

  • Increased risk of dying by suicide (OR = 9.83, 95% CI 8.72 to 11.08)
  • Increased risk of suicide attempt (OR = 5.45, 95% CI 5.24 to 5.67)
  • Risk remained substantial even after adjusting for psychiatric comorbidities