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Comorbidity of mental disorders and substance use: a brief guide for the primary care clinician

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This monograph provides clinicians with information on how best to manage individuals with comorbid mental disorders and substance use issues. It updates and expands the original comorbidity management guidelines published in 2002.

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The same publication in smaller sections:

Cover pages (PDF 138 KB)
1. Levels of evidence (PDF 41 KB)
2. Management of people with comorbidity of mental disorders and substance use (PDF 37 KB)
3. The common drug groups (PDF 71 KB)
4. Tobacco (PDF 96 KB)
5. Depression and substance use (PDF 112 KB)
6. Anxiety disorders and substance use (PDF 126 KB)
7. Psychosis (schizophrenia and bipolar disorder) and substance use (PDF 166 KB)
8. Personality disorders and substance use (PDF 113 KB)
9. Eating disorders and substance use (PDF 136 KB)
10. Somatoform disorders and substance use (PDF 122 KB)
11. Gambling and substance use (PDF 117 KB)
12. Brain injury, mental disorders and substance use (PDF 98 KB)
13. Bibliography (PDF 155 KB)
14. Appendices (PDF 88 KB)

Page currency, Latest update: 2009

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