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Co-Occurring Disorders: Connection between Depression and Substance Abuse
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Co-Occurring Disorders: Connection between Depression and Substance Abuse

Depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health disorders, and it affects millions of Americans every year. The mental health field has made some amazing strides when it comes to diagnosing and treating depression, yet many people still do not get the help they need for this debilitating disease. Millions of Americans continue...

Addiction versus Dependence: What’s the Difference?
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Addiction versus Dependence: What’s the Difference?

Addiction and dependency: these terms are often used interchangeably –both by the layperson and the medical professional –which has led to much confusion about the difference between the two. Nevertheless, addiction and dependence are not the same things. It is important to understand the difference, addiction versus dependence, in order to truly become educated about...