Genetic Links Between Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders

In a new report published in Nature Neuroscience consisting of over 50,000 case studies analyzed by a large group of scientists internationally have possibly found a link between genetic disposition leading to high risk of alcoholism and psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, schizophrenia and depression. The study’s senior author Arpana Agrawal, Ph.D., a professor of…

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Dual Diagnoses Make Treatment Tricky at South Florida Drug Rehab in Ft Lauderdale and Across The Nation

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Dual-Diagnosis) a dual diagnosis, also sometimes known as a comorbidity or a co-occurring disorder are incredibly common in people who struggle with an addiction to a drug or alcohol. A co-occurring disorder or dual diagnosis is confirmed when someone struggling with addiction also suffers, concurrently, from a…

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