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By Sherry H. Stewart, Patricia Conrod

Issues of hysteria and substance use are, for a few cause, infrequently taken care of in an built-in model by way of execs. This well timed quantity addresses this obtrusive omission with dispatches from the frontlines of study and remedy. Thirty-four overseas specialists supply findings, theories, and intervention ideas for this universal kind of twin sickness, throughout various elements and of tension issues, to offer the reader complete wisdom in a pragmatic structure.

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Several large scale epidemiological surveys of psychiatric disorders and SUDs conducted over the last 20 years leave little question that co-morbid disorders are correlated in the general population. Further, these studies point to sub-grouping characteristics that help to refine our understanding of the parameters of co-morbid associations and provide clues as to the nature of these associations. For example, these studies show that anxiety disorders are more likely to co-occur with drug disorders than with alcohol disorders.

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