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ISSN 1812-7231 Klin.inform.telemed. Volume 15, Issue 16, 2020, Pages 129-132


V. V. Shapovalov1,2,3, A. A. Gudzenko1, V. A. Shapovalova1, V. V. Shapovalov1


1Kharkiv medical academy of postgraduate education, Ukraine

2Advocates company "Apotheosis", Kharkiv, Ukraine

3Ukrainian national bar association, Kyiv

Article title

Forensic and pharmaceutical analysis of addictive morbidity because of the use of psychoactive substances in Ukraine

Abstract (resume)

Introduction. In the continuation of the study of addictive morbidity in Ukraine, it was of interest to study the indicators of the use of psychoactive substances of the classification and legal groups. The article presents the results of the forensic and pharmaceutical analysis of addictive morbidity because of the use of psychoactive substances of third classification and legal groups: alcohol, tobacco, volatile solvents in Ukraine.

Purpose of the study. The purpose of the work was to conduct a forensic and pharmaceutical analysis of indicators of addictive morbidity because of the use of psychoactive substances from classification and legal groups: alcohol, tobacco and precursors in Ukraine for the period of 2005-2008 in a retrospective aspect.

Materials and methods. When conducting the study, authors used the current legislative, regulatory and instructive documents, Internet resources. We applied regulatory, documentary, forensic, statistical, comparative and graphical methods of analysis. Experimental data were processed using software packages Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Statistica 6.0.

Results. According to the current legislation, three classification and legal groups of psychoactive substances identified, which correspond to the codes of the International Classification of Diseases of the 10th revision: alcohol (F10), nicotine (F17) and precursors (F18). The analysis of indicators of the listed types of addictive morbidity in Ukraine (per 100 thousand population) in a retrospective aspect was carried out.

Conclusion. Among the studied psychoactive substances, the most significant contributors to addictive morbidity in Ukraine are health disorders resulting from alcohol use (F10), since have the highest recorded rates.


Forensic pharmacy, Psychoactive substances, Addictive morbidity, Classification and legal groups, Alcohol, Nicotine, Precursors


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