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Co-occurring disorders in adolescent girls
“Co-occurring disorders”, as the name suggests, is a disorder, in which the person is affected with dual problems like that of an emotional or psychiatric problem along with drug or alcohol addiction. The “co-occurring disorder” has a great effect on the patients “psychological and physical health”. A large part of the global population is experiencing this problem of “co-occurring disorder”.
In a survey, it was found that a substantial number of adolescent girls are affected with the co-occurring disorder. Girls within age groups of 12-17 years are also found having co-occurring disorder.
The exact causes of co-occurring disorders in girls have not been found, but it is assumed that girls use drugs and alcohol, greatly to reduce their tensions and for boosting up their confidence. In addition, social pressure is one of the many causes that lead the girls to involve in drugs and alcohol, hampering their morale. These girls were also found involved in illegal activities and under going detention.
The co-occurring disorder in adolescent girls can be treated. For this, timely identification of the problem is necessary. It is a need to give special attention to the girls while addressing the problem of co-occurring disorder. Treating for the co-occurring disorder in girls must also include the “competency-building” and proper counseling to boost up their self-confidence.
There are various treatment centers and rehab centers those are specially treating adolescent girls with co-occurring disorders. Visit site www.treatmentcenters.com for more information related to the different treatment centers at different places and their service.
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