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Mental health problems in the Gomel region (Belarus) : an analysis of risk factors in an area affected by the Chernobyl disaster.

Auteur
HAVENAAR (J.M.); VAN DEN BRINK (W.); VAN DEN BOUT (J.); KASYANENKO (A.P.); POELIJOE (N.W.); WOHLFARTH (T.); MEIJLER-ILJINA (L.I.)
Collectivité auteur
Department of Psychiatry. University Hospital of Utrecht. NLD
Source
PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE, Vol 26, N° 4, 1996, pages 845-856 (11 p.), 29 réf.
Type de document
ARTICLE
Langue
Anglais
Résumé
The epidemiology of mental problems in the Gomel region in the republic of Belarus was studied in a two-stage survey of a broad based population sample (N=1617), using the General Health Questionnaire (12-item version) and the Munich Diagnostic Checklist for DSM-III-R. The Gomel region is one of the areas that was most severely affected by the Chernobyl nuclear diaster in 1986. In the studied population sample 64.8% had a GHQ-score above the threshold of 2. A DSM-III-R psychiatric disorder was present in 35.8%, with especially high rates for affective (16.5%) and anxiety disorders (12.6%). Dysthymia, general anxiety disorder, adjustment disorders and'not otherwise specified syndromes'made up almost two-thirds of the observed morbidity (22.9%). A higher prevalence of mental health problems, both in terms of the GHQ and the DSM-III-R was observed among people who have been evacuated and in mothers with children under 18 years of age. These data indicate that the Chernobyl nuclear disaster may be partly responsible for the high prevalence of (milder) psychiatric disorders and psychological distress in the Gomel region, even 6 years after the event. Future studies comparing the data from Gomel region with an unexposed area will have to provide a more definite answer concerning the impact of this nuclear disaster on mental health.
Mots-clés BDSP
Prévalence Epidémiologie Europe Accident Homme Psychopathologie
Mots-clés Pascal
Trouble psychiatrique Prévalence Epidémiologie Bélarus Europe Est Europe Accident Centrale nucléaire Effet psychologique Homme Accident nucléaire Chernobyl
Mots-clés Pascal anglais
Mental disorder Prevalence Epidemiology Belarus Eastern Europe Europe Accident Nuclear power plant Psychological effect Human
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131535
Création de la notice
1997-04-10
Dernière mise à jour
1997-04-10

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