Category: Co-Occurring Disorders

What Is The Difference Between Co-Occurring Treatment Versus Dual Diagnosis?

What Is The Difference Between Co-Occurring Treatment Versus Dual Diagnosis? There is a consensus among people in the healthcare field that dual diagnosis refers to individuals with mental health disorders and a substance use disorder (SUD). Co-occurring refers to other health issues such as diseases occurring amongst SUD. Comorbidity is…

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

What is Narcissistic Personality Disorder? Introduction Do you know the origins of the term narcissistic personality disorder? The character Narcissus from Greek mythology is the basis for the term narcissism. Previously known as Narcissists, people with Narcissistic personality disorder have preoccupations with themselves and their outward appearances. They also are…

Treating Codependency

Treating Codependency Codependency is classified as a behavioral pattern where people take on a caretaker role in relationships. People who are codependent usually disregard their own needs in favor of the other person’s. The individual feels fulfilled and content in being needed by someone else. Codependency and Addiction On its…

Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment Centers

Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment Centers Co-occurring Symptoms Are Finally Recognized People who suffer from an addiction like alcoholism or substance abuse are often also experiencing another malady like depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, high anxiety, or obsessive/compulsive disorder. They are stricken with what the mental health industry calls ‘co-occurring disorder’, formerly known…

Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

Treating Co-Occurring Disorders An individual battling a substance abuse issue or addiction along with a mental disorder is suffering from a co-occurring disorder. A co-occurring disorder, previously referred to as dual diagnoses, can be any combination of mental illness and substance abuse or addiction. This includes anything from alcoholism and…