Correlation between clinical characteristics of mental disorders and associated cardiomyopathy

S. N. Kozlova, A. A. Krasnov
2014 Učenye Zapiski Sankt-Peterburgskogo Gosudarstvennogo Medicinskogo Universiteta im. Akad. I.P. Pavlova  
Two groups of patients with mental disorders in sections F2 according to ICD-10 (91 patients) and F4 (94 patients) were examined. The mean age of the patients was 36±7,6 years. A significantly higher percentage of secondary cardiomyopathy was in the patients with endogenous mental pathology - 51.2 % and in those with neurotic disorders - 37.7 % (pâ,01). It depended neither on the type and dynamics of the mental illness, but was more determined by its severityand in the case of endogenous mental
more » ... f endogenous mental illness - byits duration.
doi:10.24884/1607-4181-2014-21-2-31-33 fatcat:rxepspjhojeutm2a4hc4w6344q