Clinical presentations and diagnostic issues in dual diagnosis
, https:// www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/ j Related-Conditions/Dual-Diagnosis.
Adolescents with a dual diagnosis
account for a high percentage of visits at child and adolescent psychiatric emergency services.
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
(33.3%) were as follows: 7 participants were presented with depression, 1 participant was presented with Obsession Compulsive Disorder and 4 participants were presented with Personality Disorder and all were Cypriots (71.1% of the sample).
Similar association was found for patients with psychiatric illness only (adjusted OR 0.82, 95 percent CI 0.78-0.85, p < .001), with substance use disorders only (adjusted OR = 0.79, 95 percent CI 0.66 0.94, p = .009), or with dual diagnosis
(adjusted OR = 0.72, 95 percent CI 0.61 0.85,p < .001).
The three dichotomous (yes-no) variables we used to represent need for mental health services or substance abuse treatment were (1) dual diagnosis
, (2) substance use disorder alone, and (3) mental disorder alone.
This article, a case study of the State of Victoria, Australia, examines the implications for the AOD sector of the emergence of dual diagnosis
discourse and its role in service system improvement.
For the purposes of this study, only adolescents who presented with a dual diagnosis
, defined as the presence of a psychotic disorder with a co-morbid SUD (according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition, text revision 2000 (DSM-IV-TR) (12)), were included.
She hopes it will contribute to an understanding that those with a dual diagnosis
[of mental illness and addiction] can recover.
That was similar to the rate of cancer or dysplasia that occurred 8-10 years after dual diagnosis
(20.4 cases per 100 person-years of follow-up, including 6.8 occurrences of cancer).
He talked about dual diagnosis
, management within a psychosocial context psychosis with Coexisting substance misuse.