Comorbid mental disorders and substance use disorders: epidemiology, prevention and treatment

This monograph provides the evidence base and the beginning of a common language to address the complex issues around comorbidity.

Page last updated: 2003

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The same publication smaller sections:

Cover (PDF 287 KB)
Acknowledgements, copyright and contributing authors (PDF 40 KB)
Contents (PDF 53 KB)
1. Responding to comorbid mental disorders and substance use disorders (PDF 76 KB)
2. What is comorbidity and why does it occur? (PDF 111 KB)
3. How common is comorbidity? (PDF 101 KB)
4. Comorbidity and early intervention/ prevention (PDF 164 KB)
5. Management of comorbidity (PDF 206 KB)
6. Comorbidity and delivery of services (PDF 127 KB)
7. Comorbidity: why does it matter? (a consumer perspective) (PDF 62 KB)
8. Conclusion (PDF 61 KB)

Page last reviewed: 18 April 2011