Management of comorbidity
Kavanagh, David J., Mueser, Kim T., & Baker, Amanda (2003) Management of comorbidity. In Teesson, Maree & Proudfoot, Heather (Eds.) Comorbid Mental Disorders and Substance Use Disorders : Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment. Department of Health and Ageing, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, pp. 78-120.
Comorbidity of substance use disorders and mental disorders is very common, and there is substantial heterogeneity within subgroups in terms of both their characteristics and the nature of causal relationships between the disorders. Assessment and management strategies need to deal with both the size of the problem across the community and its severe impact in some subgroups, including those with psychosis. At this stage, the research base from which we can derive recommendations is very narrow, but it does offer a foundation for preliminary conclusions. This chapter reviews the current evidence and makes some suggestions for assessment and for both psychological and pharmacological management.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Deposited On:||28 Jan 2010 10:52|
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