Corpus ID: 31807980

Co morbidity of Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorders and Substance Use Disorder

  title={Co morbidity of Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorders and Substance Use Disorder},
  author={E. Papastavrou and A. Farmakas and G. Karayiannis and E. Kotrotsiou},
  journal={Health science journal},
  • E. Papastavrou, A. Farmakas, +1 author E. Kotrotsiou
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Health science journal
  • Background: The phenomenon of substance use, abuse and dependence is a serious problem with psychological, social, physical and economic impact. The co existence of two disorders, known as co morbidity or dual diagnosis and the relationship between a psychiatric disorder and substance dependence is complicated and many scientists support that psychopathology often forms the ground for the development of dependence. The aim of the study was to explore substance use in individuals with Post… CONTINUE READING
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