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Dual diagnosis can be difficult to track down in a person.
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 depended on the chemical substances like the drugs, alcohol etc, as well as are not psychologically sound. Therefore, sometimes, dual diagnosis is also termed as “co-occurring disorder”. The people with dual diagnosis can destroy their social and personal life as well as pose a threat to the community, indulging in crimes. It is found that people with dual diagnosis are bound to be affected with addiction of drugs and alcohol or other kind of harmful substance. Since drug addiction and dual diagnosis is closely related, the treatment on dual diagnosis can help an individual get rid of his addiction.
The dual diagnosis in an individual is difficult to tract down, but once diagnosed, it can be effectively treated. Now-a-days, treatment centers or the rehabs are the institutions which are especially for treating such kind of people. The treatment centers help these dual diagnosed people to retain their normal life, by following proper medication and also with the help of effective counseling. For related help and assistance please visit www.treatmentcenters.com.
The socializing of the patient with his family and friends and also recreational activities can help a lot towards the betterment of the affected.
It’s sad to have to report the death of a teenager due to alcohol. By now, most local residents have heard the tragic story of 18-year-old Francisco Martinez, whose life was snuffed out just 20 minutes into the new year when he was hit by a car on a rural road. According to reports, the….
Older alcoholics knock back far more than younger ones, and for those over 60 that means an average of 42.5 drinks every week, a US study released found today. The research, led by Linda Ginzer of Ohio State University and carried out in late November by the Gerontology Society of America, examined data from 43,000….
A New Study at St James’s Hospital, Dublin has shown that excess drinking can lead to heart problems, with the effects particularly dangerous for women. Doctors investigating the modifiable lifestyle issues of patients being treated for hypertension have found worryingly high levels of alcohol consumption with the consequences including stiffened arteries, enlarged hearts and greater….
Low bone mass, or osteoporosis, is a known consequence of alcoholism, especially in older alcoholics. However, a new study shows that younger male alcoholics are also at increased risk for osteoporosis. People with osteoporosis, no matter what the cause, are at an increased risk for fractures and poor fracture healing. “Our study indicates malnutrition, little….
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have a new program to tackle binge drinking in teens, which seems to start before they head to college, according to a national survey. The survey by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said 18 percent of 12 to 20-year-olds are binge drinkers. The school system is using federal money for….
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