Mind and Body: Whole Person Care. Facilitated by: Karen Johl Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director West. Mind and Body. The connection between physical and mental health The consequences of not considering the whole person What we can do?.
1 in 16 with physical conditions?
1 in 8
1 in 4How many people with physical illness experience mental health problems?
20% with physical conditions?
60%How many hospital patients over the age of 65 experience mental health problems?
A quarter with physical conditions?
Three quartersApproximately how many cases of depression in general hospital patients go undetected?
5% with physical conditions?
25%How many people who experience an acute coronary episode (angina or myocardial infarction) will experience an anxiety disorder?
Less likely people with mental health conditions?than a non-depressed person to develop diabetes
Neither more or less likelyIf a person has depression, how likely are they to develop diabetes compared to the general population?
Diabetes people with mental health conditions?
High blood pressure
Bowel cancerPeople who have schizophrenia are more likely than other citizens to develop: (select as many as apply)
Seek medical help people with mental health conditions?
Have a lower pain threshold
Adhere to treatment and health monitoring
Be alive 5 years after his diagnosisJoe has a mental health problem and has been diagnosed with heart disease. Is he more or less likely to:
True people with mental health conditions?
FalseOn average, people with mental illness die five to ten years younger than the general population.