Essentials - Co-occurring and Substance Induced Disorders

There is a well-known association of mental health problems and the development and persistence of a substance use problem. This is often referred to as co-morbid illness. This presentation will describe some of the more common associations of the two illnesses from both a developmental and neurobiologic perspectives. There will also be a presentation of the basic understanding of treatment of these patients.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To have a better understanding of the origin of co-morbid illness.
  2. To understand some of the more common presentations.
  3. To understand the basic principles of treatment of the co-morbid patient.

R. Gregory Lande, DO, FAOAAM

R. Gregory Lande, DO is a past president of the AOAAM.

Dr. Lande retired from active duty military service and now practices psychiatry at Walter Reed National Military
Medical center in Bethesda, MD.
He is the author of over 100 articles, chapters, and books.

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Pre-test: Co-occurring and Substance Induced Disorders
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Co-occurring and Substance Induced Disorders
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Open to view video. Learning objectives: 1. To have a better understanding of the origin of co-morbid illness. 2. To understand some of the more common presentations. 3. To understand the basic principles of treatment of the co-morbid patient.
Post Test: Co-occurring and Substance Induced Disorders
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