Mental disorders increase risk of heart disease

Men with mental disorders have a higher risk of developing coronary heart disease.

Researchers evaluated more than one million men in Sweden and found that there was an increased risk of heart disease in men diagnosed with mental disorders at around age 18 and in those who were admitted to hospital for that psychiatric disorder.

The researchers suggest that this is a clear indication that mental disorders need to be a priority for clinicians.

Read more at The University of Southampton