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It is common to have other mental health or physical conditions along with alcohol abuse or dependence.
Mental health problems might include:
Physical problems might include:
It is common for someone who has alcohol problems to also misuse other substances, such as cigarettes, illegal drugs, or prescription medicines. Quitting tobacco and quitting drinking at the same time will actually improve the success of your treatment for both.1
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CitationsDrobes DJ (2002). Concurrent alcohol and tobacco dependence. Alcohol Research and Health, 26(2): 136–142.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of: March 12, 2014
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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