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Unformatted text preview: STATISTICS DIAGNOSING IN PSYCHIATRY/WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? 30% of adults will have a diagnosable mental illness in any given year 50% of adults will experience 1 or more disorders in their lifetime 50%+ pts with mental illness are treated by primary car docs Depression is 10% of leading causes of disability 70% of suicides are secondary to depression MDD occurs in 40-65% of pts who have had MIs, 9-31% in pts 3-4 months after stroke, 16-30% in pts w/ MS, 20-30% in pts with Parkinsons 10% of diabetes Type II pts have bipolar I D/O 40% of pts with bipolar D/O have migraines (43% women, 31% men) GERIATRIC PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 12% of population is over 65 700% increase in 85 yo+ age group Mean lifespan is 78 years w/ 30 average years in retirement 60% of dementia is due to Alzheimers 15% of dementia is due to multi-infarct dementia 25% of dementia is due to mix of degenerative ds, alcohol, metabolic & infectious etiologies 5% of 60 YO will develop Alzheimers 20-40% of 80 YO will develop Alzheimers 35% of Parkinsons patients get dementia 50% of elderly in nursing homes suffer from some form of dementia 21% of elderly in nursing homes have non-organic mental D/O 80% of elderly in nursing homes have a psychiatric Dx 5% of elderly population live in a nursing home 25% of primary care pts suffer from depression 35% of inpatients suffer from depression 50% of oncology pts suffer from depression 15% of elderly pts have significant depressive symptoms 4% of elderly patients have anxiety D/O 8% of 65+ YO have dementia 2/3 of dementia victims live at home 0.1% of 65+ YO have bipolar D/O 1.4% of 18-44 YO have bipolar D/O White males over 65 account for 81% of all completed suicides in US 70% of GAD are secondary to MDD 20-40% of late life MDD have GAD 50% of elderly who present w/ delirium in hospital are Dxd w/ dementia in 6 months BIPOLAR DISORDER 50% of mania episodes are followed by major depressive episodes...
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