Doctors have called the most common mental disorder of Ukrainians

Медики назвали самые распространенные психические расстройства украинцев

The health Ministry announced the statistics on parastatal

Among the causes of disorders are in the lead alcohol and drugs.

The most common cause of mental disorders in Ukraine is the use of alcohol and drugs. This was announced by the Ministry of health in response to Gromadsky.

As noted, in 2016 in Ukraine was 694 of 928 people with mental disorders due to alcohol and drugs. Among these disorders: dependence syndrome, amnestic syndrome, psychotic disorder, and others.

In second place – disorders associated with brain injury or cerebral dysfunction. Such diseases include Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia and others. In 2016, the Ministry of health was 268 646 patients from this category.

Third place – group with mental retardation of all degrees. For the year 2016 were registered 227 392 patients.

Fourth in the number of registered patients in Ukraine, the group has 173 157 for the year 2016. This is a group of schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders.

In fifth place – neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders. This, for example, depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and others. In 2016 year, there were 126 221 a patient.

It is also noted that significantly fewer patients with affective disorders, age-related or developmental disorders of the child.

It is noted that statistics take into account only those people who were inpatient, outpatient or consultative treatment in institutions of the Ministry of health. Now the number of people with certain mental health disorders may differ significantly from official data.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine – the first in Europe by number of psychiastrist.

We will remind, in the Ministry of health called the primary cause of mortality in Ukraine.


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