Understanding women with dual diagnoses.

M. A. Naegle

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The most common types of psychiatric diagnoses linked with substance abuse or dependence in women are defined and discussed. A framework is described to facilitate the nurse provider's understanding of the various relationships psychiatric symptoms can have to substance-using patterns. Guidelines are provided to assist the nurse in identifying problems of dual diagnoses and providing care to women with dual diagnoses in general care settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)567-575
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Maternity and Midwifery


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