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Treatment for mental disorders among young people in 2020 and 2021
Between 2020 and 2021, hospital admissions for mental and behavioural disorders rose by 26% among girls and young women aged 10 to 24 and by 6% among males of the same age. For the first time, mental disorders were the main cause of hospital admissions among 10 to 24 year-olds (19 532 cases), before injuries (19 243 cases). Hospital admissions for attempted suicide increased for the same age group by 26%. Outpatient psychiatric services in hospitals registered an increase of 19% among young people.
Treatment for mental disorders among young people in 2020 and 2021Mental disorders: unprecedented rise in hospital admissions for young women aged 10-24
Federal Statistical Office