Schizophrenic individuals have increased risk for sudden cardiac death

Young people with schizophrenia had elevated risk for sudden cardiac death, and biopsychosocial factors related to social isolation impacted the cardiac risk factor burden in individuals with schizophrenia, researchers reported.
In addition, researchers wrote that among young people with sudden cardiac death who were referred for autopsy, individuals with schizophrenia were more likely to have nonischemic cardiomyopathy compared with individuals without schizophrenia.
“This study is the first to explore the impact of biopsychosocial factors such as social isolation on the association of

Young people with schizophrenia had elevated risk for sudden cardiac death, and biopsychosocial factors related to social isolation impacted the cardiac risk factor burden in individuals with schizophrenia, researchers reported.
In addition, researchers wrote that among young people with sudden cardiac death who were referred for autopsy, individuals with schizophrenia were more likely to have nonischemic cardiomyopathy compared with individuals without schizophrenia.
“This study is the first to explore the impact of biopsychosocial factors such as social isolation on the association of