Co-Occurring Addiction and Psychiatric Disorders

Though the symptoms of one disorder may precede the other, both disorders tend to impair one another, making it impossible to extricate the symptoms caused by one disorder from the other. For example, persons who attempt to escape symptoms of depression related with a mood or personality disorder by taking medicine painkillers or shooting heroin will quickly find that though this may be effective the first few times, in addition to the symptoms of depression, they will soon be stressed with other disorders.
•  Substance induce mental disorders
•  Anxiety disorder, affective disorder
•  Attention/hyperactivity disorder
•  Integrating psychosocial services with pharmacotherapies
•  Posttraumatic stress disorder 
• Substance use disorder comorbidity