Cocaine can change the way the human brain functions, changing the decision-making process and how the brain responds to stress, among other functions.
While no definitive link exists between narcissistic personality disorder and addiction, the two can occur together and have similar cycles of behavior.
The ADAA shares that it is not uncommon for someone to have anxiety disorder and depression at the same time. In fact, they have found that almost half of people with a depression diagnosis also have an anxiety disorder.
A serious mental disorder, schizophrenia cannot be prevented. Unfortunately, it’s common for someone with schizophrenia to also struggle with a substance use disorder.
A person with a dual diagnosis struggles with a substance use disorder and one or more mental health disorders at the same time.
Mental health disorders can affect everyone, but young adults seem to be particularly susceptible to mental health challenges.
Helping someone you love with mental illness who doesn’t want help can be a challenge, but there are some steps that friends and family members can take.
Researchers haven’t identified a definite link between bipolar disorder and alcohol addiction to date. However, the two conditions often occur together, and certain factors may increase an individual’s likelihood of having both.
If you consume alcohol regularly, you risk permanent damage to your brain and body. Studies link misuse of alcohol to more than 200 diseases and injuries.
When you combine talk therapy, medication therapy (if appropriate), healthy lifestyle practices, and self-healing techniques, you are well-equipped to manage depression successfully.