Presence of dual diagnosis of dependent individuals or those who use psychoactive substances


  • B. Gunko
  • D. Tsyrulnyk
Keywords: dual diagnosis, dependence, psychoactive substances, mental disorders

Abstract

The aim of the study was to evaluate frequency of dual diagnosis detection in dependent individuals or those who abuses psychoactive substances, as well as to explore variety of coexistent mental disorders in these patients. The results of the study revealed that the most common variety of dual diagnosis is comorbidity of alcohol dependence and mood disorders such as depressive syndrome. Statistically mental disorders were detected more often as secondary to the existing dependence or harmful usage of psychoactive substances.

Published
2017-10-27
How to Cite
Gunko, B., & Tsyrulnyk, D. (2017). Presence of dual diagnosis of dependent individuals or those who use psychoactive substances. Reports of Morphology, 22(1), 106-110. Retrieved from https://morphology-journal.com/index.php/journal/article/view/239
Section
ANTROPOLOGICAL STUDIES