CCMH561 Week 3 – Co-Occurring Disorders Analysis
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you outline the nature and effects of co-occurring disorders on the assessment and treatment of substance abuse and dependence. Include the following:
Describe what constitutes a co-occurring disorder.
Identify 2 to 3 disorders that commonly co-occur with substance-related and addictive disorders.
Describe each co-occurring disorder in depth and discuss which substance or substances are most likely to be abused by individuals with this disorder.
Describe specific issues related to the assessment and treatment of individuals with co-occurring disorders.
Include a minimum of 5 peer-reviewed sources other than the course materials.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.