Skip to main content

Table 1 Mental health care utilization including psychiatric diagnoses, psychiatric medication and psychological therapy per year in adult individuals in the Stockholm Region

From: Trends in psychiatric diagnoses, medications and psychological therapies in a large Swedish region: a population-based study

  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Relative Risk 2017 vs. 2011 Trend
Adult Population n = 1,472,348 n = 1,496,556 n = 1,526,414 n = 1,554,739 n = 1,585,922 n = 1,613,526 n = 1,642,837 n = 1,671,651 n = 1,695,318 n = 1,722,808 n = 1,758,337
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) RR (CI) p
Any mental health care 208,977 (13.2%) 218,454 (13.5%) 230,456 (14.0%) 246,178 (14.7%) 262,396 (15.5%) 272,841 (15.8%) 283,910 (16.1%) 1.22 (1.22–1.23) < .0001
Psychiatric diagnoses 89,994 (6.1%) 99,083 (6.6%) 102,008 (6.7%) 110,034 (7.1%) 117,948 (7.4%) 126,451 (7.8%) 138,947 (8.5%) 151,656 (9.1%) 164,461 (9.7%) 172,961 (10.0%) 183,104 (10.4%) 1.40 (1.39–1.41) < .0001
Anxiety disorders 29,410 (2.0%) 34,914 (2.3%) 38,172 (2.5%) 41,916 (2.7%) 45,266 (2.9%) 49,988 (3.1%) 58,438 (3.6%) 66,476 (4.0%) 73,559 (4.3%) 78,773 (4.6%) 86,310 (4.9%) 1.72 (1.71–1.74) < .0001
Depression 42,931 (2.9%) 46,418 (3.1%) 47,061 (3.1%) 50,108 (3.2%) 52,529 (3.3%) 55,584 (3.4%) 60,247 (3.7%) 62,715 (3.8%) 65,727 (3.9%) 66,850 (3.9%) 67,696 (3.8%) 1.16 (1.15–1.18) < .0001
Stress/Adjustment disorders 19,823 (1.3%) 21,680 (1.4%) 21,615 (1.4%) 22,785 (1.5%) 24,494 (1.5%) 27,123 (1.7%) 29,910 (1.8%) 34,716 (2.1%) 41,302 (2.4%) 45,264 (2.6%) 47,730 (2.7%) 1.76 (1.73–1.78) < .0001
ADHD 1166 (0.1%) 2136 (0.1%) 3286 (0.2%) 5207 (0.3%) 7275 (0.5%) 9545 (0.6%) 11,849 (0.7%) 14,485 (0.9%) 16,742 (1.0%) 18,877 (1.1%) 21,275 (1.2%) 2.64 (2.57–2.71) < .0001
Burnout syndrome 408 (0.0%) 893 (0.1%) 1397 (0.1%) 2003 (0.1%) 2782 (0.2%) 3646 (0.2%) 5244 (0.3%) 7733 (0.5%) 11,433 (0.7%) 14,968 (0.9%) 17,264 (1.0%) 5.60 (5.38–5.83) < .0001
Bipolar disorders 4050 (0.3%) 4914 (0.3%) 5344 (0.4%) 6015 (0.4%) 6527 (0.4%) 6956 (0.4%) 7843 (0.5%) 8491 (0.5%) 8976 (0.5%) 9445 (0.5%) 9929 (0.6%) 1.37 (1.33–1.42) < .0001
Psychotic disorders 7820 (0.5%) 8299 (0.6%) 8085 (0.5%) 8309 (0.5%) 8761 (0.6%) 9014 (0.6%) 9311 (0.6%) 9379 (0.6%) 9504 (0.6%) 9745 (0.6%) 9693 (0.6%) 1.00 (0.97–1.03) < .0001
Developmental disorders 857 (0.1%) 1226 (0.1%) 1484 (0.1%) 2122 (0.1%) 2936 (0.2%) 3644 (0.2%) 4568 (0.3%) 5413 (0.3%) 6312 (0.4%) 7089 (0.4%) 8158 (0.5%) 2.51 (2.40–2.61) < .0001
Eating disorders 1172 (0.1%) 1305 (0.1%) 1260 (0.1%) 1333 (0.1%) 1698 (0.1%) 1982 (0.1%) 2411 (0.1%) 2616 (0.2%) 2652 (0.2%) 2677 (0.2%) 2641 (0.2%) 1.40 (1.32–1.49) < .0001
Psychiatric medication 148,374 (9.4%) 153,988 (9.5%) 161,971 (9.9%) 171,294 (10.2%) 180,463 (10.6%) 187,143 (10.9%) 192,342 (10.9%) 1.17 (1.16–1.18) < .0001
Antidepressants 130,612 (8.2%) 135,466 (8.4%) 142,566 (8.7%) 150,202 (9.0%) 158,355 (9.3%) 163,938 (9.5%) 167,765 (9.5%) 1.16 (1.15–1.17) < .0001
Antipsychotics 28,286 (1.8%) 28,646 (1.8%) 29,922 (1.8%) 31,628 (1.9%) 32,409 (1.9%) 33,206 (1.9%) 33,864 (1.9%) 1.08 (1.06–1.10) < .0001
Psychostimulants 8009 (0.5%) 9591 (0.6%) 11,122 (0.7%) 12,975 (0.8%) 14,627 (0.9%) 16,258 (0.9%) 17,889 (1.0%) 2.01 (1.96–2.07) < .0001
Psychological therapy 47,108 (3.2%) 48,746 (3.3%) 60,333 (4.0%) 65,167 (4.2%) 69,096 (4.4%) 75,363 (4.7%) 79,105 (4.8%) 88,265 (5.3%) 97,416 (5.7%) 100,536 (5.8%) 106,666 (6.1%) 1.39 (1.38–1.41) < .0001