substance abuse disorder

substance abuse disorder

n.
Any of a category of disorders in which pathological behavioral changes are associated with the regular use of substances that affect the central nervous system.

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Co-occurring disorders, the combination of both a substance abuse disorder and a mental health issue, are prevalent among adolescents.
The National Institute of Health estimates 1 in 10 Americans have some sort of substance abuse disorder, either through drugs or alcohol, even nicotine.
Given the high increase in cases of substance abuse disorder in our country during the recent years, substance dependency inevitably complicates the clinical picture.
Three years after their initial interview for the survey, those in all three groups were at a statistically significantly increased risk of having any mood, anxiety, or substance abuse disorder, compared with controls who did not gamble at all (J.
Ramsey County Community Human Services (RCCHS) has identified a need for a broad array of supportive housing services (using Group Residential Housing funds) for adult men and women age 18 and older with mental illness, substance abuse disorder, or co-occurring mental illness and chemical dependency.
Along with two previously launched sites, River Edge Behavioral Health Center and View Point Health, Third Wave has established a solid understanding of Community Service Board website design needs when it comes to providing information about mental health services, substance abuse disorder management, and developmental disability services.
Researchers and analysts tally up the official societal misery: One in four Americans experiences a mental illness or substance abuse disorder each year.
The two-year grant for the Frontiers Project will provide permanent supportive housing in Pima County for 22 homeless men and women who are members of the public behavioral health care system administered by CPSA and who have serious mental illness or substance abuse disorder.
Of the 29,063 individuals with a substance abuse disorder served in 1996, 54% achieved a successful rehabilitation outcome.
People experiencing substance abuse disorders within the past year were more than three times as likely to have seriously considered committing suicide as those who had not experienced a substance abuse disorder (11.
Some of the more fascinating findings included significant associations between being white and having intermittent explosive disorder and between being coloured and substance abuse disorder.
One in four hospital patients is admitted with a mental health or substance abuse disorder

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