Dual Diagnosis presents a model that integrates theory and research from substance abuse and mental health as well as proposing simultaneous integrated treatment in a single setting. Building upon a solid theoretical and research foundation, the book discusses the unique problems and treatment methods tailored for specific mental illnesses when combined with substance abuse, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, major personality disorders, and anxiety disorders.
IntroductionIssues and Problems with Dual DiagnosisAssessment and Differential Diagnosis of Dual DisordersSchizophrenia and Substance-Related DisordersDepression and Substance-Related DisordersBipolar DisordersSevere Personality DisordersAnxiety Disorders and Substance-Related DisordersPrimary Substance Abuse DisordersConclusion and Treatment Grid
Dr. Ted Watkins, LCSW, Professor Emeritus, received his MSW from Louisiana State University and his DSW from University of Pennsylvania. He has a long background in working with family counseling. Dr. Watkins, who taught at University of Texas-Arlington for many years, served Texas State School of Social Work as both BSW Coordinator and MSW Coordinator. He is responsible for developing Texas State's online MSW degree program. Dr. Watkins retired fully in 2010, and the School is indebted to him.