a doctor talking to a patient about what is dual diagnosis

What is Dual Diagnosis?

What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of diagnosis and treatment that specialists use for clients who have co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring disorders may include a mental health issue and an addiction or a combination of addictions. Addiction treatment centers offer dual diagnosis treatment as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Dual diagnosis…

a doctor explaining to her patient what is dual diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis: What Is It?

You may have wondered, “What is dual diagnosis?” The short answer is that someone can have two mental issues at the same time. A somewhat common example is a person with alcohol addiction also has an anxiety disorder. What makes dual diagnosis important is that both diseases must be treated at the same time for…