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.