There is an increased risk of primary conditions or chronic diseases in people with substance use disorders. A co-occurring disorder is when a mental illness and a substance use disorder coexist. This is common in people receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
Substance use disorders are more common in people with mental illness. Addiction and mental illness co-occurring disorders include a variety of conditions.
In MAT, it’s not uncommon to see one or more of the following mental health issues:
Mood and anxiety disorders
depression of a severe nature
a pattern of misbehavior
The disorder that follows a traumatic experience
disorder of inattention and hyperactivity
The following types of substances are commonly abused by patients receiving treatment for mental disorders:
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