A DANISH STUDY REVEALS AN INCREASE IN THE INCIDENCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS AND MENTAL HEALTH AMONG CHILDREN

MADRID, (, SERVIMEDIA) The incidence of the diseases psíquicas and mental between the nor&bath;os has increased, s&number;n a study danés that has been published by the magazine "Archives of pediatría and adolescent medicine,".

For the research’n, the computer analiz’ data of 700,000 or&years collected by the Registry Psiquiátrico National of Denmark between the to&years 1990 and 1999, centráon the diagnosis’forecasts of autism and ailments of its spectrum, sísevere Tourette’s, déficit of care’n / hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Like other studies in the &number;last&years, the research’re Danish detect’ an increase of cases of autism, but alsoén has revealed an increase of the sísevere Tourette’s and déficit of care’n with hyperactivity, whereas the incidence of obsessive compulsive disorder are keep’to stable. Así, diagnosis’forecasts of déficit of care’n with hyperactivity at the age of five&years, almost to habían tripled between 1992 and 1999, while the sísevere Tourette’s are habían doubled between 1990 and 1995. The authors of the study argue that time not clear if the increase is real, or is that with the new tétechniques of diagnosis’forecast are detected más cases who were previously unnoticed. Alsoén suggest the possibility that alg&number;n aspect of modern life ’ the environment, as the diets and the vaccines estén contributing to this increase.