Addiction can cause mental health problems. At the same time, people diagnosed with a mental health disorder are more prone to addiction. More on the relationship between Co-Occuring Disorders here.
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A look into the relationship between addiction and eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. And a discussion of their treatment. Take hope!
Are you worried that your teen is exhibiting signs of a mental health problem? Here is how you can recognize Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in your teen.
People diagnosed with Dependent Personality Disorder tend to process behaviors, emotions, and thoughts in a way that puts them at a higher risk of developing addictions. How can Dependent Personality Disorder be recognized and treated? Learn here.
Are you struggling with depression in addiction recovery? Not satisfied with the results of drug therapy? This interview describes an alternative way to handle depression. Read more on how to cope with thoughts and feelings in addiction recovery here.
Is your teenager struggling with both addiction and depression? Learn how you can help them here.
People diagnosed with dual disorders often experience more severe and chronic medical, social, and emotional dysfunction. What can you do EVERYDAY to cope? Suggestions from expert Dr. Patel here.
Anger can be a normal reaction to everyday situations. So when does it get out of hand? When can anger cause you serious complications in addiction recovery? Dr. Angela Browne-Miller, Ph.D. shares her professional expertise in the fields of addiction, abuse and violence, anger management, and other forms of therapy with us in this exclusive Q&A.
Irritability, sleep problems, and low energy can be signals of clinical depression. So, if you’re in addiction recovery…how are these two conditions related? How are they treated? We review ways you can cope with addiction and depression here.
Mental health disorders are far more common among addicts than they are among the general population, and mood disorders specifically very commonly co-occur with substance abuse. More on the relationship between the two here.