Signs of typical co-occurring disorders
The mental health issues that most routinely co-occur with drug abuse are depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar illness.
Prevalent signs of depression
Sentiments of helplessness and hopelessness
Loss of interest in day-to-day tasks
Failure to feel joy
Food consumption or weight changes
Lowering of energy
Strong emotions of insignificance or shame
Anger, physical pain, and ill-advised conduct (particularly in men).
Prevalent signs of mania in bipolar disorder.
Emotions of bliss or severe irritability.
Nonrealistic, grandiose expectations.
Decreased requirement for sleeping.
Quick speaking and racing thought and feelings.
Reduced judgment and impulse control.
Anger or rage.
Typical signs and symptoms of anxiety.
Excessive pressure and worry.
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Feeling jumpy or restless.
Irritability or feeling "wired".
Racing heart or shortness of breath.
Queasiness, tremoring, or lightheadedness.
Muscle group tension, headaches.
Trouble focusing attention.