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Co-occuring / Dual Diagnosis

Co-occurring Disorders and Dual Diagnosis Often times, there is a connection between alcohol and drug abuse and a mental disorder. While this is not always true, many people who enter rehab find that they must be treated appropriately for each condition. Alcohol and drug abuse are often associated with these mental disorders: Depression Schizophrenia Anxiety disorders Personality disorders There are times when the alcohol or drug abuse occurs first. Over a period of time, substance abuse can result in mental and emotional problems. There are also times when the mental problem occurs first. Subsequently, this can cause a person to turn to alcohol or drugs in an attempt to feel better. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is essential for both conditions to be...

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