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SCHLINDWEIN, Vanderléia de Lurdes Dal Castel  e  MORAIS, Paulo Rogério. Prevalence of mental and behavioral disorders in federal public institutions in the state of Rondônia, Brazil. Cad. psicol. soc. trab. [online]. 2014, vol.17, n.1, pp. 117-127. ISSN 1516-3717.

This article aims to assess the prevalence of mental and behavioral disorders in federal public institutions, registered in the Integrated Care Subsystem for the SIASS Federal Public Service Health of the state of Rondônia. This descriptive and exploratory study aimed to examine the medical records of licenses at work due to health reasons, framed in group F, according to the International Classification of Diseases ICD-10. Three thousand and seventy-nine absences were granted for sick leave, and of these, 296 (9,6%) were motivated by mental and behavioral disorders. Differences in the prevalence of clearances between the sexes were observed: sick leaves granted to women (70,6%) were higher than the number granted to men (29%), however there was no difference in diagnoses between the sexes. In short, the use of psychoactive substances was higher among men (10,3%) than women (1,4%), while for women prevailed mood disorders associated with neurotic issues (11,4%) when compared to men (1,5%).

Palavras-chave : Workers Health; Mental Disorders; Public Sector e Sickness Leave.

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