dual pathology


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dual pathology

The finding of two distinct pathologies in the same patient and on the same glass slide.

Dual pathologies (RCPath Part 2 exam)
Carcinoid and dysplasia; endometriosis and Arias-Stella reaction; cystic fibrosis and amyloid; emphysema (rule out alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency) and sarcoidosis.
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Madrid study on the prevalence and characteristics of outpatients with dual pathology in community mental health and substance misuse services.
The dual pathology was demonstrated several times during periods of the patient's noncompliance with treatment.
Dual pathology of adenomyosis and leiomyomas were noted in 29% of patients in present study similar to studies by Denligdish et al [26], Rizvi et al [27]., and Rani S et al [13] ..., coexistence of these lesions are also due to unopposed estrogen and entrapment of glands within hypertrophied myometrium.
- A therapeutic approach to dual pathology, either pharmacological, psychological or both, must take into account all disorders simultaneously and from the first point of contact in order to select the best option for each individual.
Clinical guideline for the treatment of dual pathology in the adult population.
Regarding mental disorders comorbidity, table 2 shows also a dual pathology proportion (28/60) for the entire sample.
The review of available studies on patients with dual ADHD, the aim of which was to draw up clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of dual pathology in the adult population (San & Arranz, 2016), has for the first time allowed the formulation of treatment recommendations for patients with ADHD and SUD.
This publishing house is previewing the content of the future Clinical Practice Guide for the Treatment of Dual Pathology, by which we understand the coexistence of psychoactive substance use disorder (SUD) alongside other psychiatric diagnoses, and which is more commonly known as "dual diagnosis" or "dual pathology".
The emergence of psychopathological disorders among the population that consumes NPD invites us to reflect about the possible presence of a dual pathology, which refers not only to the comorbidity between a psychiatric diagnosis and a substance use disorder, but also to the existence of a common vulnerability.
The importance of socio-legal interventions in the case management of a severe dual pathology program: our 6 years' experience