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During addiction recovery, the effects of substance abuse on mental health are easily observed.
The impact addiction has on mental health is undeniable and often, permanent. This is especially true when someone has abused substances for an extended period of time.
Some of the long-term mental health issues that may arise from addiction are anxiety, depression, sleeping disorders, mood disorders and even psychosis.
With our current modern and fast-paced lifestyles, more and more people are suffering from various kinds of anxiety disorders.
In addition, with advances in medicine and psychology, doctors have been able to sub-divide anxiety disorders into more specific categories.
These are based on particular symptoms as well as the patients’ history and circumstance. Understanding the particular disorder will assist in more personalised treatment.
Personality disorders affect a large percentage of the population and is sadly largely misunderstood by the general public.
There are generally 10 types of personality disorders which can be grouped into 3 different categories.
However, in this article we will be talking about borderline personality disorder (BPD). More specifically we are going to look at BPD, addiction and how they are often coupled as a dual diagnosis.
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