'Bi-directional link' between endometriosis and psychiatric disorders
Endometriosis is linked to an increased risk of developing several psychiatric disorders, some of which are also associated with a higher risk of a subsequent diagnosis of endometriosis, new findings show.
Swedish researchers used registry data for more than 854,000 women born in 1973-1990, including a subset of more than 6000 families with two or more daughters discordant for endometriosis.
During 1987-2016, 14,144 women (1.7%) were diagnosed with endometriosis.
Overall, 13.1% of the sample had anxiety and