Dual diagnosis in primary care. Detecting and treating both the addiction and mental illness
UMass Chan AffiliationsDepartment of Psychiatry
Document TypeJournal Article
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Primary Health Care
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AbstractThe initial phase of treatment includes engaging the patient in a discussion about the doctor's concerns and providing patients with information about the problems as well as the possibility of change. Treatment of dual disorders often requires a heightened awareness of the consequences of the problem and the development of a realistic plan for change. The treatment plan must attempt to evaluate and treat the addiction and the psychiatric and medical illnesses.
SourceMed Clin North Am. 1997 Jul;81(4):1017-36.
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