While anxiety itself does not directly cause addiction, individuals may turn to substances or addictive behaviors as a way to cope with anxiety symptoms.
Dual diagnosis is relatively common, as anxiety and addiction often coexist. It is essential to identify and address both conditions for effective treatment.
Yes, anxiety can intensify during addiction recovery as the body and mind adjust to life without substances. However, with proper support and treatment, anxiety can be effectively managed.
The duration of dual diagnosis treatment varies depending on individual needs and the severity of the conditions. It may range from several weeks to several months or longer.
Yes, dual diagnosis is treatable. With comprehensive treatment that addresses both anxiety and addiction, individuals can achieve long-term recovery and improve their quality of life.
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