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Dual Diagnosis

Health professionals give a dual diagnosis when a patient is found to suffer from a mental health disorder along with substance addiction. When there are co-occurring disorders, each issue needs to be addressed for a full and lasting recovery. Get the facts on other disorders commonly intertwined that may require a dual diagnosis. 

The 5 Most Common Co-occurring Disorders with Drugs and Alcohol

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Substance abuse may actually be a symptom of having a more severe mental illness. Here are 5 disorders that tend to linger amid... Continue Reading

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Addiction and Abuse: The Never Ending Cycle

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Most cases of verbal and physical abuse in a relationship typically involves substance addiction. Here's what you need to know ... Continue Reading

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Are You Struggling with OCD?

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a highly treatable medical condition, but you need to be proactive. Continue Reading

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Depression and Alcoholism: How to Treat Both

By Dominica Applegate

Substance abuse professionals assert that there is a connection between alcoholism and depression. If this is the case, just ho... Continue Reading

The Commonalities Between Sex Addiction and Drug Addiction

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The addiction experience can vary based on the person and circumstance, but recent research suggests a neurological connection ... Continue Reading

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The Link Between Depression and Addiction

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See how depression and addiction relate to one another and how each can be treated. Continue Reading

Zoloft Antidepressant for Treating Mental Depression

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Zoloft antidepressant medication may be recommended by your doctor for treating depression. If you are new to antidepressants, ... Continue Reading

What Is the Meaning of Healthy?

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Nowadays 'health' is a major topic of interest in our society. Whether you wish to maintain your health as it is, or you want t... Continue Reading

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Dual Diagnosis, Part 2

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Dual diagnosis, also known as "co-occurring disorders," refers to people who have a mental illness diagnosis as well as an addi... Continue Reading

Dual Diagnosis, Part 1

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Dual diagnosis, also known as "co-occurring disorders," refers to people who have a mental illness diagnosis as well as an addi... Continue Reading

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6 Major Facts about Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder affects approximately 2.3 million U.S. adults in any given year. Here is some general information you should k... Continue Reading

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