Indicator full name: Number of new cases of alcoholic psychosis
Unit: number of cases
- Country/Area (COUNTRY/AREA)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Sex (SEX)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1980—2022
Last updated: 04 October 2023
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- North Macedonia
- United Kingdom
- WHO European Region
- Members of the European Union
- Members of the EU before May 2004 (EU15)
- Members of the EU after May 2004 (EU13)
- Members of the EU before Feb 2020
- South-eastern Europe Health Network members (SEEHN)
- Nordic countries
- Small countries
- Western Balkans
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E991252.T
Number of patients with newly diagnosed alcoholic psychosis for the first time in their life (ICD-9: 291; ICD10: F10.3-F10.9) during the given calendar year. Data from the existing reporting system._
Data collected annually, reference period: 31 December.
The reduction in number of new cases in 2014 is due to reduced use of mental services and also
migration of population.
establishments (psychiatric care).
Deviation from the definition: Data refers to newly diagnosed disorders for diagnoses under ICD-10
In 1997 the programme in the largest establishment providing care to alcoholics was reconstructed.
In 2014 data not available
Coverage: Before 1994 the data referred only to inpatients. Since 1994 the data includes cases
registered at out-patient establishments.
Coverage: Out-patient data of new cases of alcoholic psychosis include diagnoses F10.3, .4, .51,
.52, .6. The rest of F10 is not available. Psychiatrists? data.
and diagnostic data of the prevention and rehabilitation facilities patients, special evaluation by
the Federal Statistical Office.
http://www.destatis.de or http://www.gbe-bund.de
Deviation from the definition: Data on new cases does not exist. Data contains the number of
patients with alcoholic psychosis (ICD-9: 291; ICD-10: F10) discharged from hospital. The number of
discharges includes deaths in hospitals, but excludes same-day separations and transfers to other
care units within the same institutions.
Break in time series: Up to and including the reporting year 2002, data only include discharges in
general hospitals and mental health hospitals. From reporting year 2003, data include additionally
discharges in preventive and rehabilitative hospitals, however discharges of these institutions with
less than 100 beds are not included. The years before 2003 are therefore not comparable to the
From the reporting year 2000, for the first time, data have been collected according to ICD-10.
clinics with alcoholic psychosis.
whose diagnosis was F10.
Source: Mental Health Services, Ministry of Health.
departments of hospitals for alcoholic psychosis are given. Source: ISTAT.
January 2001: Admissions refer to all public and private hospitals.
Before 1997 only alcoholic psychosis (ICD-9 code 291) was included in the reporting forms, while
non-dependent abuse of alcohol (code 305) was not included. Since 1997 both mental and behavioural
disorders due to the use of alcohol are reported (ICD-10 code F10).
changes which took place in the early nineties. At this time there was not strict legislation or
tight control against production and purchase of illegal alcohol in Latvia. Therefore, the incidence
of alcoholic psychosis increased in 1994-1995.
Source of data: Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Number of cases in 2010 is underestimated because of lack of data from one region (Silesian
Web page: http://www.nczisk.sk/Publikacie/Edicia_Zdravotnicka_statistika/Pages/default.aspx
as the information was not sufficient.
?Statistical card of a patient?.
after the closing of detoxification centres.