Alcohol Dependence And Common Co-Occurring DisordersCommon Co-Occurring Disorders
Symptoms of prevalent co-occurring disorders
The mental health problems that most routinely co-occur with alcohol abuse are depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar illness.
Typical symptoms of depression
Emotions of helplessness and hopelessness
Lack of interest in everyday tasks
Incapacity to feel joy
Appetite or body weight changes Sleep changes
Loss of vitality
Substantial feelings of insignificance or guilt
Anger, bodily pain, and dangerous activity (especially in men).
Common indications of mania in manic depressive illness.
Emotions of euphoria or excessive irritation.
Nonrealistic, grand beliefs.
Lowered requirement for sleeping.
Rapid speech and racing thought and feelings.
Diminished judgment and impulsivity.
Anger or rage.
Common symptoms of anxiety.
Excessive tension and emotional distress.
Feeling restless or jumpy.
Frustration or feeling "wired".
Racing heart beat or lack of breath.
Nausea, tremoring, or dizziness.
Muscle tension, headaches.
Trouble focusing attention.
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