Dual Diagnosis: Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Dual diagnosis is a term used to describe a person who is diagnosed with a mental illness and a substance use or abuse disorder at the same time. Dual diagnosis is sometime referred to as co-occurring disorders or comorbidity. Dual diagnosis adds complexity to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, and can be associated with increased incidences of relapse.

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