Impact of mental disorders on the risk of atrial fibrillation in patients with diabetes mellitus: a nationwide population-based study

Nan Young Bae, So-Ryoung Lee, Eue-Keun Choi, Hyun Jin Ahn, Hyo-Jeong Ahn, Soonil Kwon, Kyung-Do Han, Kyu-Na Lee, Seil Oh & Gregory Y. H. Lip
Abstract Background It is unclear whether mental disorders are an independent risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with diabetes. We aimed to investigate whether patients with diabetes who have mental disorders have an increased risk for AF. Methods Using the Korea National Health Insurance Service database, we enrolled 2,512,690 patients diagnosed with diabetes without AF between 2009 and 2012. We assessed five mental disorders: depression, insomnia, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Newly diagnosed...
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