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Mortality among people with OCD.

Several mental disorders have consistently been found to be associated with decreased life expectancy, but little is known about whether this is also the case for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The aim of a new research published in JAMA Psychiatry was to determine whether people who receive a diagnosis of OCD are at increased risk of… Continue reading Mortality among people with OCD.

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Couples’ quality of life linked even when one partner dies.

According to a new research published in Psychological Science, when one spouse passes away, his or her characteristics continue to be linked with the surviving spouse’s well-being, and this connection is as strong as that between partners who are both living. The study saw the partecipation of over 80,000 aging adult subjects across 18 European countries and Israel. Specifically, the researchers examined data… Continue reading Couples’ quality of life linked even when one partner dies.