dual diagnosis

Call for Papers- Dual Diagnosis in Older Adults

This new annual themed issue of Advances in Dual Diagnosis will focus on issues surrounding dual diagnosis in older adults in order to improve assessment intervention, treatment and care of older adults with dual diagnosis from both public health and clinical perspectives. Topics covered include (but are not limited to): Epidemiology and demography Prevention and early intervention Psychology Sociology, culture and ethnicity Physical health and frailty Treatment and recovery Expert opinion (commentaries, personal views from

Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders: Already in our Care


Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ 3-4:30pm ET (2CT/1MT/12PT)


Adolescence is a unique and active period of development. Differential diagnostic understanding and treatment is complicated, specialized, and vital. Often, protective change and treatment progress can be stalled by unrecognized areas of risk and need.

Does an Adapted Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Training Programme Result in Positive Outcomes for Participants with a Dual Diagnosis? A Mixed Methods Study

Flynn et al. Addict Sci Clin Pract (2019) 14:28 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13722-019-0156-2
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Treating severe emotional dysregulation and co-occurring substance misuse is challenging. Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive and evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD).

The 4th International Congress on Addictive Behavior and Dual Diagnosis

Budapest, Hungary,

The 4th International Congress on Addictive Behavior and Dual Diagnosis will be organized around the theme “Exploring Advance Methodologies for Addiction & Mental Disorders Treatment”

Dual Diagnosis 2019 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on the latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Dual Diagnosis 2019.

Psychiatric Co-Morbidities in Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders: Prevalence, Impact, and Implications for Treatment

Arnaudo, C.L., Andraka-Christou, B. & Allgood, K. Curr Addict Rep (2017) 4: 1. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40429-017-0132-4
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Purpose of Review

This review seeks to investigate three questions: What is the prevalence of comorbid psychiatric diagnoses among pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD)? How do comorbid psychiatric illnesses impact pregnant women with OUD? And how do comorbid psychiatric illnesses affect the ability of pregnant women with OUD to adhere to and complete OUD treatment?

3rd International Congress on Addictive Behavior and Dual Diagnosis

Stockholm, Sweden,

This educational event has been designed with illustrious researchers in the field of psychiatry, psychology, neurology, professionals from academia as well as from health care, and eminent researchers contributing their research outcomes and views to the expansion of addiction research and therapy. The event is looking for new approaches and scopes to thoroughly review the scientific as well as clinical aspect of addiction.