Alcohol Dependence And Common Co-Occurring DisordersDual Diagnosis
Symptoms of typical co-occurring disorders
The mental health problems that most typically co-occur with drug abuse are clinical depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar effective disorder.
Typical symptoms of clinical depression
Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness
Loss of interest in daily routines
Inability to experience joy
Food consumption or body weight changes Sleep alterations
Reduction of energy
Substantial emotions of insignificance or shame
Temper, bodily pain, and reckless activity (especially in males).
Typical symptoms of mania in manic depressive illness.
Sentiments of ecstasy or extreme irritation.
Unrealistic, grand beliefs.
Lowered requirement for sleep.
Quick speech and racing thoughts.
Reduced common sense and impulsivity.
Anger or rage.
Common signs and symptoms of anxiety.
Excessive pressure and emotional distress.
Feeling restless or jumpy.
Frustration or feeling "edgy".
Racing heart or lack of breath.
Queasiness, trembling, or dizziness.
Muscle group tension, headaches.
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