Dual Diagnosis Essays

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Co-morbidity in Substance Use and Psychosis

What do the following have in common: alcoholism, obesity, smoking, drug abuse and compulsive gambling? Until recently, there were thought of as relatively independent and separate problem areas. Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals have previously specialised in the treatment of one of these behaviours, but few had attempted to extend their […]

Pages: 24 Words: 7236 Topics: Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Disorder, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Schizophrenia, Substance Abuse

Psychosocial Interventions

Introduction This report aims to critically appraise psychosocial interventions (PSI) that are utilised when working with complex cases. In order to do this the term complex is explored with reference to people with psychosis. Different types of complexity are discussed with a more detailed examination of a specific complexity; the relationship between substance misuse and […]

Pages: 27 Words: 8001 Topics: Caregiver, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dual Diagnosis, Health Care, Mental Disorder, Schizophrenia, Substance Abuse
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Mental Health: Simone Case Scenario

Mental Health: Simone Case Scenario Dual diagnosis, co morbidity and co-occurring disorders are terms often used interchangeably to describe mental ill health and substance abuse (drugs and/or alcohol) in various combinations. These disorders may occur at the same time or one may follow the other. Even though the diseases of mental illness and drug abuse […]

Pages: 7 Words: 2083 Topics: Alcoholism, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Disability, Dual Diagnosis, Major Depressive Disorder, Mental Disorder, Substance Abuse

Drug Abuse Depression Relations

In the world we all live in drugs are all around us, whether its a dispensary or an underground drug affiliation, they are there. Another thing that is all around in society today is mental disorders, specifically depression. Depression is the leading cause of disability around the world according to statistics from the World Health […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1707 Topics: Depression, Disease, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Major Depressive Disorder, Mental Disorder, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
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