Category: Dual Diagnosis

Information that covers the correlation between addiction and mental illnesses both pre-existing and caused by the addiction.

How PTSD and Addiction Are Related

Comorbidity (two diseases occurring at once) is incredibly common with substance abuse. In fact, studies…

Symptoms of Schizophrenia in Alcoholics

Since addiction has many psychological symptoms, many have wondered whether it could be caused by mental…

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment: Food Addiction

Most individuals associate addiction with alcohol and drug abuse; however, there are many other things…

Interview With Beth Burgess

We are pleased to feature a guest blog written by author, speaker, and addiction specialist…

Dual-Diagnosis: Gambling Addiction Treatment

The disease of addiction is a very complicated, almost mysterious condition. With contributors that are…

Co-Occurring Disorder: Sex Addiction

When one thinks of the disease of addiction, thoughts often frequently move to alcohol and…

The Scary Relationship Between Suicide and Addiction

Nobody who experiments with substance abuse intends to become an addict. A common misconception that…

What is Dual-Diagnosis Treatment for Addiction?

After years of stigmatization and considering addicts to merely be weak in character and will,…