Isomura2017 - Metabolic and Cardiovascular Complications in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, A Total Population, Sibling Comparison Study With Long-Term Follow-up

  • Type:#article
  • Year read:#read2022
  • Subject: OCD
  • Bibtex: @isomura2017
  • Bibliography: Isomura, K., Brander, G., Chang, Z., Kuja-Halkola, R., Rück, C., Hellner, C., Lichtenstein, P., Larsson, H., Mataix-Cols, D., & Fernández de la Cruz, L. (2017). Metabolic and cardiovascular complications in obsessive-compulsive disorder: A total population, sibling comparison study with long-term follow-up. Biol. Psychiatry.

Example citation

Individuals with OCD have an elevated risk of metabolic and cardiovascular complications (adjusted hazard ratio = 1.45, 95% CI 1.42 to 1.49) [@isomura2017].

The increased mortality in OCD is likely in part due to an increased risk of metabolic and cardiovascular complications [@isomura2017].

Key takeaways

  • Swedish registries, n = 25 415 OCD patients
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