The leading text on the biological and psychological relationship between mental illness and addiction, Dual Disorders contains important resources for individuals and their families.
Depression. Schizophrenia. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Millions of individuals diagnosed with psychiatric or emotional disorders must battle an equally menacing and powerful disease--chemical dependency. First published in 1993, Dual Disorders is the leading text on the biological and psychological relationship between mental illness and addiction. The third edition of this Hazelden best-seller includes the latest research, information about medications, and an explanation of diagnostic criteria.
Key features and benefits: outlines the relationship between chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders; contains important resources for chemically dependent individuals and their families; and presents practical relapse prevention strategies.