- Year read:#read2022
- Subject: OCD
- Bibtex: @meier2016
- Bibliography: Meier, S. M., Mattheisen, M., Mors, O., Schendel, D. E., Mortensen, P. B., & Plessen, K. J. (2016). Mortality Among Persons With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Denmark. JAMA Psychiatry, 73(3), 268–274. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.3105
The risk of death by natural or unnatural causes is significantly higher among individuals with OCD compared to the general population [@meier2016].
Individuals with OCD have double the risk of premature death compared with the general population [@meier2016].
- Danish population registers, n = 10 155 with OCD
- mortality rate ratio (MRR) adjusted for calendar year, age, sex, maternal and paternal age, place of residence at birth, and somatic comorbidities.
- Natural causes MRR = 1.68 (95% CI 1.31 to 2.12)
- Unnatural causes MRR = 2.61 (95% CI 1.91 to 3.47)