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Dual Diagnosis

Medline Plus on Dual Diagnosis – Resources and information guides for those suffering from dual diagnosis. Information provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Mental Health America Dual Diagnosis – Information on co-occurring disorders from Mental Health America.

Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse – National Alliance on Mental Illness details on dual diagnosis and the services used to help those who suffer from co-occurring disorders.

Find Treatment for Dual Diagnosis – Information, resources and deals related to dual diagnosis and co-occurring health conditions.

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disordrs – From SAMHSA Treatment Improvement Protocols.

Co-occurring Disorders Treatment – Integrated Care, Approaches and Options for the treatment of patients with co-occurring conditions.

Diagnosis Dictionary: Co-occurring Disorders – From Psychology today dictionary including definition, symptoms, causes and treatments.

Rates of Co-occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders – SAMHSA facts on mental and substance use conditions that co-occur.

Medication Assisted Treatment for Co-occurring Disorders – SAMHSA report defining co-occurring disorders and medication assisted treatment options.

Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse & Mental Illness – NAMI dual diagnosis fact sheet.

Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual Diagnosis is a condition wherein a person has mental disorder as well as an alcohol problem. This is a condition that occurs very often, particularly with depression, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, Schizophrenia. Many times, the onset of Dual Diagnosis begins with the mental problems and to cope up with it, people use drugs or….

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Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual diagnosis is the co-existence of a mental health disorder and drug addiction or alcoholism. Dual diagnosis also can be co-existence of eating disorder or drug addiction or alcoholism. To recover completely the person will require addiction treatment and psychiatric treatment for both problems. Alcohol and drug problem is common in Dual diagnosis and it….

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The symptoms of dual diagnosis

The symptoms of dual diagnosis

Dual diagnosis, as the name suggests, can be defined as the diagnosis of a major mental health disorder along with alcohol or substance addiction at the same time. In a survey, it was found that around 50 percent of the Americans suffered from this problem. Dual diagnosis can affect an individual physically, psychologically and also….

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The causes of dual diagnosis

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People start taking drugs for a number of reasons. The causes of drug abuse or substance abuse in people are discussed below. Many teenagers get into drugs out of their curiousness or for a sense of adventure for these substances. Some also take drugs for enjoyment. Many people also believe that drugs help them improve….

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Causes and symptoms of substance abuse

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The causes of substance abuse are many like family factors and the social factors. Children and adults who live in chaotic home environment are at a greater risk of causing substance abuse. In effecting parenting and lack of parental attachment along with lack of nurturing can also contribute to be a cause of the substance….

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Co-occurring disorders

Co-occurring disorders treatment

Co-occurring disorders, as the name suggests are the type of disorders that occur again. These disorders are mostly related to mental health problems and therefore the chance of the disorders affecting again is high in the patients who suffer mental imbalance or have self destructive tendencies or are impulsive in their behavior.    The co-occurring….

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Dual diagnosis

Dual diagnosis treatment

  The mental state of the person affects greatly the immune power of his body to external addictions and also unacceptable extreme behavior. If an individual is not sound mentally, then there are chances of him getting addicted to harmful things and destroying his life completely.   Dual diagnosis occurs to the people who are both….

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