The learner will be able to recognize the psychiatric and physical comorbidities that frequently present with opioid dependence as well as recommend treatment for dual-diagnosis patients.
After completing this activity participants will be able to:
Be familiar with assessment and treatment measures for co-morbid conditions.
Identify mental and physical disorders that co-occur with opioid use disorder.
Distinguish between primary and secondary comorbid conditions.
Understand the treatment challenges health providers face when working with dual-diagnosis patients.