Therefore, child and adolescent psychiatric emergency services could play a key part in managing adolescent dual diagnosis
patients by fulfilling three functions.
Cheng and Lo reported that older teens and boys are more likely to receive a dual diagnosis
, but girls, with a dual diagnosis
, are more likely to be institutionalized than boys are.
The characteristics of the 15 participants with dual diagnosis
Similar significant associations with service patterns were confirmed for psychiatric illness and dual diagnosis
but were not all confirmed for substance use disorders due in part to small samples.
indicated a person diagnosed in adulthood with both substance dependence or abuse (the substance being nicotine, alcohol, or other drugs) and a mental disorder.
The following contextualizes the history of dual diagnosis
by introducing two key factors in contemporary discourse.
Many of the youth presenting at a tertiary level with a dual diagnosis
are reported to have been unable to access substance treatment centres easily because of their co-existing psychiatric disorder.
For those with a dual diagnosis
, the alcohol and/or drugs are fuelling the mental illness and for mental services not to respond to them doesn't seem humane.
I have visited a number of corrections-based therapeutic programs across the nation, and the dual diagnosis
program at WHV is one of the very best I've seen," Covington said.
Incorporating case studies, the 17 contributions to the textbook illustrate how to work with people who hear voices or have strange thoughts, and those with borderline personality disorders, depression, anxiety, and dual diagnosis
Patients with hiatal hernia and atrial fibrillation were a mean of 73 years old at the time of their dual diagnosis
, compared with 61 years for those with either diagnosis alone.
and integrated treatment of mental illness and substance abuse.