Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CEU Course Description

Many individuals who develop substance use disorders (SUD) are also diagnosed with mental disorders, and vice versa.  This CEU course provides information on the state of the science in the comorbidity of substance use disorders with mental illness and physical health conditions.

Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  2018.

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CEU Course Objectives

1.  Enumerate three ways in which clinical research indicates that drug use and addiction influence HIV and its consequences.

2.  Identify which area of the brain is among the last to mature and enhances vulnerability to drug use and the development of a substance use disorder.

3.  Provide the mental illness that frequent marijuana use during adolescence can increase the risk of in adulthood.



Date Added: 2018-10-09

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