Frequently Presenting Co-Occurring Disorders
Signs and symptoms of standard co-occurring disorders
The mental health issues that most typically co-occur with drug dependence are depression, anxiety conditions, and manic depressive illness.
Typical symptoms of depression
Emotions of helplessness and hopelessness
Loss of interest in day-to-day tasks
Failure to feel joy
Food consumption or body weight changes Sleep changes
Lowering of energy
Substantial feelings of insignificance or guilt
Temper, physical pain, and imprudent conduct (particularly in males).
Typical symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder.
Feelings of bliss or extreme irritation.
Outlandish, grand beliefs.
Diminished need for sleep.
Rapid speaking and racing thoughts.
Reduced judgment and impulse control.
Anger or rage.
Common signs of anxiety.
Excessive pressure and worry.
Feeling restless or jumpy.
Frustration or feeling “wired”.
Racing heart beat or shortness of breath.
Nausea, tremoring, or lightheadedness.
Muscle tension, headaches.