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Dual Diagnosis

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Do I Need Dual Diagnosis Treatment?

Substance use disorder is an extremely complex medical condition. While many people see just the physical evidence of alcohol and drug use and abuse, there are many other components that are involved. One of these components is a mental illness, which might lead you to ask: do I need dual diagnosis treatment? At Promises Behavioral …

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Depression Plays a Role in Ability to Overcome Addiction

Can depression play a part in a person’s ability to overcome an addiction? According to this recent Science Daily release, it definitely can. A new study suggests that while depressed smokers want to quit the habit just as much as smokers without a depression problem, depression can actually affect the success the individual can experience …

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Treatment for Women with Dual Diagnosis Addiction

asIf you are a woman struggling with alcohol or chemical dependency and also have a simultaneous behavior or mood disorder, you have what is called dual diagnosis addiction. This is not all that uncommon. An estimated 53 percent of women who are chemically dependent have one or more behavioral or mood issues. Since either condition …

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Anxiety Treatment and COVID-19

Anxiety disorders affect millions of people across the U.S. Experiencing anxiety in this uncertain time, when coronavirus continues to spread around the country, potentially results in worsening anxiety among people with an anxiety disorder. Professionals are also seeing new cases of individuals with anxiety, leading to more people needing individualized anxiety treatment.  You do not …

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Why Would You Choose a “Dual Diagnosis” Addiction Treatment Center?

Did you know that addiction can have surprising underlying causes? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as many as 40% of people struggling with addiction ALSO have a mental health disorder (and that only includes those who have been diagnosed, and been done so properly). A combination of a mental disorder …

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Drug Interactions and Bipolar Disorder: Why Drug Use is Dangerous Under Treatment

Successful treatment of bipolar disorder largely depends upon finding the right combination of medication and therapy and adhering to it. Bipolar disorder is comorbid with drug abuse, meaning that people with a history of active bipolar disorder are at higher risk than the general population. This is partly a function of the disorder’s manic phases, …

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Substance Abuse Problems Can Masquerade As Other Psychiatric Disorders

Getting an accurate diagnosis can be complicated, and even elusive, when substance use is involved. The effects of substance use can masquerade as other mental health issues and psychiatric disorders. For this reason, many substance users who seek treatment will be misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed at some point. This is often a frustrating process. It’s not …

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