Depression, whatever the cause, doesn't respond well to willpower. No better, for that matter, than addiction does.
Tag: co-occurring disorders
The increased incidence of depression, anxiety, and other psychiatric symptoms linked to OUD may also help to account for high rates of relapse among patients, post-treatment, versus other substance disorders.Read More
A reasonably good rule of thumb for differentiating results of substance addiction from other illnesses: When the substance use stops for an extended period, the symptoms improve dramatically or go away entirely.Read More