Frequently Presenting Co-Occurring Disorders
Signs and symptoms of typical co-occurring disorders
The mental health problems that most regularly co-occur with chemical abuse are clinical depression, anxiety disorders, and manic depression.
Common signs and symptoms of clinical depression
Emotions of helplessness and hopelessness
Lack of interest in daily tasks
Failure to experience joy
Food consumption or weight changes Sleep changes
Reduction of vitality
Substantial emotions of worthlessness or shame
Temper, bodily pain, and dangerous conduct (particularly in men).
Common signs of mania in bipolar affective disorder.
Emotions of euphoria or extreme irritation.
Nonrealistic, grand beliefs.
Decreased requirement for sleep.
Rapid speaking and racing thought and feelings.
Diminished judgment and impulse control.
Anger or rage.
Prevalent signs of anxiety.
Tremendous tension and worry.
Feeling jumpy or restless.
Frustration or feeling "wired".
Racing heart beat or lack of breath.
Queasiness, tremoring, or dizziness.
Muscle group tenseness, headaches.