Individuals who are diagnosed with a mental health disorder are often found to be struggling with more than one mental health challenge. For instance, those who have an eating disorder may also require treatment for anxiety or depression. Those with a substance use disorder also may have depression or another disorder.
Treating Patients With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse Simultaneously Can Increase Their Chances for Success
Nearly 42 percent of addicts also have post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While the two are normally not treated at the same time, there is mounting evidence that suggest better results if done this way. An article in the Internal Medicine News talks about the benefits and barriers of a collaborative effort to deal with [...]
Nearly 6 million Americans suffer from an anxiety disorder called panic disorder. In the midst of a panic attack they may feel like they are suffering from a heart attack. They may feel like they’re going to die.
Sexual addiction has been compared to cocaine addiction and highlighted in numerous media articles as a factor in the downfall of celebrities and those rising to the top in political careers. As new research emerges to address the brain and biological factors related to this condition, new information is also emerging about the connections between [...]