5 Common Dual Diagnosis in Women

There is a complex relationship between substance use disorders and mental health issues. When a person experiences both simultaneously, it is called a dual diagnosis. Most of the time, people struggling with a dual diagnosis only receive treatment for their substance use disorder. Women are also disproportionately more likely to develop a dual diagnosis but…

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5 Benefits of Women’s Inpatient Anxiety Treatment

Anxiety is an expected part of modern life. Uncertainty and doubt can cause us to worry or experience stress. However, anxiety disorders affect millions of Americans. These disorders can cause problems in a person’s personal, family, and professional life. One in five American adults has an anxiety disorder, and it is twice as likely for…

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Eating Disorders and Anxiety: How They Are Linked

Research shows that more than 30 million Americans will develop an eating disorder at some point. A significant number will also be diagnosed with a co-occurring mood disorder. Anxiety is one of the most common co-occurring disorders found with eating disorders. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and social anxiety are specific anxiety disorders…

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Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Abuse: What’s the Connection?

On their own, psychiatric conditions and alcohol abuse are difficult to treat. The effects are often even harder to manage and treat when someone struggles with both. Research shows that about 45 percent of people with bipolar disorder also meet the diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder. Left untreated, people with this combination suffer from…