Dual Diagnosis In Alcohol Dependent PeopleFrequently Presenting Co-Occurring Disorders
Symptoms of prevalent co-occurring disorders
The mental health problems that most regularly co-occur with drug dependence are clinical depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar disorder.
Typical symptoms of clinical depression
Sentiments of helplessness and hopelessness
Loss of interest in day-to-day routines
Incapacity to experience pleasure
Food consumption or weight changes Sleep alterations
Loss of energy
Strong emotions of worthlessness or shame
Anger, bodily pain, and imprudent conduct (particularly in males).
Standard signs of mania in bipolar affective disorder.
Sentiments of bliss or extreme irritation.
Nonrealistic, grandiose expectations.
Diminished requirement for sleep.
Quick speech and racing thoughts.
Reduced common sense and impulse control.
Anger or rage.
Common symptoms of anxiety.
Excessive tension and emotional distress.
Feeling jumpy or restless.
Frustration or feeling "uneasy".
Racing heart or lack of breath.
Nausea, tremoring, or dizziness.
Muscle group tenseness, headaches.