[Psychiatric disorders and their effects on mortality and morbidity].

  title={[Psychiatric disorders and their effects on mortality and morbidity].},
  author={Georg Juckel},
  volume={66 4},
Psychiatric disorders themselves--and not only the known psychotropic agents--lead to enhanced psychic and somatic morbidity, and not only as a so-called psychic reaction. Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia are diseases with a high prevalence and incidence in most countries, and they are life-threatening because they induce--besides suicidality--also many somatic diseases such as coronary arte- riosclerotic syndrome and diabetes. As a result, they have… CONTINUE READING