Common Co-Occurring Disorders
Symptoms of typical co-occurring disorders
The mental health issues that most routinely co-occur with substance abuse are clinical depression, anxiety conditions, and manic depressive illness.
Prevalent symptoms of clinical depression
Emotions of helplessness and hopelessness
Lack of interest in everyday routines
Failure to feel pleasure
Food consumption or body weight changes Sleep alterations
Lack of energy
Strong feelings of worthlessness or guilt
Anger, physical pain, and reckless activity (especially in men).
Prevalent symptoms and signs of mania in bipolar affective disorder.
Emotions of ecstasy or excessive irritability.
Outlandish, grand beliefs.
Lowered need for sleep.
Rapid speech and racing thought and feelings.
Impaired judgment and impulsivity.
Anger or rage.
Prevalent signs and symptoms of anxiety.
Severe tension and worry.
Feeling jumpy or restless.
Irritability or feeling "wired".
Racing heart or shortness of breath.
Queasiness, trembling, or dizziness.
Muscle group tenseness, headaches.
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