Physical and mental comorbidity of substance use disorders in psychiatric consultations.
Comorbidity of substance use disorders with physical and mental disorders was investigated among 1249 consecutive psychiatric consultation patients admitted to six general hospitals in Finland.
Of the patients 354 (28%) were diagnosed with substance use disorders (ICD-10), of which 22% were due to use of at least two different types of psychoactive substances.
Alcohol dependence (117/226) in male patients and acute drug intoxication (49/128) at a similar rate as alcohol dependence (44/128) in female patients were the most common clinical conditions.
With few exceptions, all substance use disorders were comorbid and in 63% of affected patients comprised a « triple diagnosis » (i.e., physical, mental, and substance use diagnoses concurrently), Poisonings and personality disorders in both sexes, digestive system diseases in men, and injuries in women were related to substance use disorders. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Ethanol, Dépendance, Alcoolisme, Association morbide, Trouble psychiatrique, Maladie, Toxicomanie, Homme, Epidémiologie, Finlande, Europe, Hôpital général, Consultation psychiatrique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ethanol, Dependence, Alcoholism, Concomitant disease, Mental disorder, Disease, Drug addiction, Human, Epidemiology, Finland, Europe, General hospital, Psychiatric consultation
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Cote : 99-0065003
Code Inist : 002B03F. Création : 31/05/1999.