A method of evaluation of existential burden and mental health condition – initial data from patients who assaulted for life by taking an intoxicant
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Instytut Medycyny Pracy i Zdrowia Środowiskowego Zakład Polityki Zdrowotnej. Kierownik: dr n. med. E. Anczyk
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Instytut Medycyny Pracy i Zdrowia Środowiskowego ul. Kościelna 13, 41-200 Sosnowiec tel. (48 32) 266 08 85, faks (48 32) 266 11 24,
Med Srod. 2012;15(2)
Researchers call for using the data acquired from patients hospitalized in the Regional Acute Poison Center for assessment of existential burden of mental health con-dition. The authors assume that the exclusion of those people who attempted suicide by reason of the psychotic disorders and severe, chronic, recurrent depression (MDD) enable to concentrate the considerations on patients who have attempted suicide because of the existential situation caused by charges, which exceeded their resistance to stress. The authors propose the method, which allows to record in the defined matrix the particular elements of the unfavorable events, which led to a suicide attempt. They also propose a graphical method of illustrating the unfavorable situation of the patient and the entire group of people. This allows the statistical assemblages of particular existential burdens and the formulation of considerations about the state of the mental health of the population.
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