According to preliminary estimates of the World Health Organization, in 2020, mental illness will come from residents of cities in the first place in the overall structure of all diseases.
The most dangerous three-diagnosis, which threaten the population of large cities.
Megacities are considered aggressive environment formental health. In big cities dominated by a total global competition, universal rivalry that always generates a negative attitude towards each other. There is a depletion of emotions as pragmatic value to the fore. If all this add the total lack of money and time, mass mental disease are inevitable.
Although mega-cities are overcrowded, havemany people formed the phenomenon of loneliness. Man feels lonely in a crowd. Against this background, the percentage of all forms of mental illness and borderline states increased significantly.
Today depression is considereda disease that is the second highest number of causes of disability and mortality. Moreover, official statistics substantially differ from the actual number of cases. More than 50% of the patients simply do not seek medical help. Suicides on the background of depression occur frequently.
Residents of big cities suffer from severesuitsidalnoopasnoy depression several times more than the population of the provincial towns and villages. By 2020, the number of infected people increases several times.
Anxiety disorder - a disease thatIt threatens the inhabitants of cities. Phobias, panic attacks, social phobia can accompany depression or be independent of the symptoms of anxiety disorders. These mental illnesses threaten residents of megacities, as chronic stress - a constant companion of life in the big city.
Schizophrenia in megacities sick 5 timesmore often than in the province. Chronic stress, financial problems, alcohol and drug use - the main precipitating factors in the development of the disease.