International Medical Journal, Vol. 18., Iss. 3, 2012, P. 10−12.
CO-DEPENDENCE OF MENTAL SPHERE DISORDERS AND GASTRIC AND DUODENAL ULCER
Kharkiv Medical Academy of Post−graduate Education, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Clinical psychopathological and pathopsychological investigation was performed on 114 patients with gastric and duodenal ulcer who were treated at Berminvody sanatorium (Kharkov). The leading neurotic syndromes were distinguished, increased level of personality anxiety and depression was revealed in the investigated patients. Significance of these psychoemotional stressogenic factors for development of such psychosomatic disorders as gastric and duodenal ulcer was determined.
Key words: gastric and duodenal ulcer, emotional sphere, anxiety, depression, non−psychotic disorders.