Do I Have a Dual Diagnosis?

Do I Have a Dual Diagnosis?

According to the 2007 journal Psychiatry, “Dual Diagnosis” is a term that describes people with co-existing addictions and mental health disorders. Psychology Today online notes that the term is synonymous with co-occurring disorders (COD), the preferred term for the Substance Abuse...
Dangers of Mixing Propoxyphene with Alcohol and Other Drugs

Dangers of Mixing Propoxyphene with Alcohol and Other Drugs

Propoxyphene, known by the brand name Darvon, is a mild narcotic painkiller and was previously a commonly prescribed medication for conditions such as arthritis, restless leg syndrome and Crohn’s Disease. Years ago, it was used for heroin addiction treatment, and many addicts still use...