Alcoholism And Frequently Presenting Dual DiagnosisDual Diagnosis
Signs of typical co-occurring disorders
The mental health problems that most typically co-occur with substance abuse are clinical depression, anxiety conditions, and bipolar effective disorder.
Common symptoms of depression
Emotions of helplessness and hopelessness
Lack of interest in everyday tasks
Failure to feel pleasure
Appetite or weight changes Sleep changes
Reduction of vitality
Unyielding emotions of worthlessness or guilt
Anger, bodily pain, and imprudent activity (particularly in males).
Typical signs and symptoms of mania in bipolar affective disorder.
Feelings of euphoria or severe irritability.
Nonrealistic, grandiose beliefs.
Diminished requirement for sleep.
Quick speech and racing thought and feelings.
Reduced judgment and impulsivity.
Anger or rage.
Standard symptoms of anxiety.
Severe tension and worry.
Feeling jumpy or restless.
Irritability or feeling "edgy".
Racing heart or lack of breath.
Queasiness, trembling, or dizziness.
Muscle tension, headaches.
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