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Mental health disorder raises risk of death
Mental health disorder raises risk of death (February 11, 2015 - Insidermedicine)
From Atlanta - People suffering from a mental health disorder are at raised risk of death, according to a report published in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of over 200 studies from 29 countries. Results showed that mental heatlh disorders resulted in a 2.2x increased relative risk of death. The researchers estimate that around 14% of all deaths worldwide can be attributed to mental health disorders.
 
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