Development of Psychological-Psychiatric Direction in Medical Prevention of Road Traffic Injuries

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Shport S.V., Kekelidze Z.I.


V.P.Serbsky National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

UDC 616.89:614.86

Pp. 52-59


Abstract. In order to justify the need to improve the medical prevention of road traffic injuries (DTT), the development of the psychological and psychiatric direction in this area is analyzed. The article considers the legal regulation of medical support of road safety (BDD). It is found that with very extensive and multidimensional regulation in this area, there are factors that make it difficult to achieve the goals. It is noted that the psychological and psychiatric direction of medical prevention of DTT requires significant improvement. The paper presents a conceptual model of psychoprophylaxis to ensure BDD, which can contribute to the development of intersectoral interaction and increase the effectiveness of measures in the field of BDD. This model will work by including in the system of medical prevention of a comprehensive psychological and psychiatric approach with early diagnosis of states of mental disadaptation and identification of risk factors of dangerous driving in drivers of motor vehicles.


Keywords: drivers of motor vehicles, medical prevention, psychiatry, psychological and psychiatric direction, road accidents, road safety, road traffic injuries


For citation: Shport S.V., Kekelidze Z.I. Development of Psychological-Psychiatric Direction in Medical Prevention of Road Traffic Injuries. Meditsina katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2020; 3: 52-59 (In Russ.).




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The material was received 06.07.20; the article after peer review procedure 28.08.20; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 09.09.20