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Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series 42 — Chapter 2: Definitions, Terms, and Classification Systems for Co-Occurring Disorders

Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Teaser: Comprehensive collection of COD terms and language
Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK25692/

This chapter reviews and defines many of the terms that are applied commonly to co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD). Discussion points include how different terms have emerged, the contexts in which various classification systems are likely to be used, and why many of the specific terms and classification systems used throughout this TIP were chosen.

Date retrieved: 1/19/11
Year published: 2005
Resource type: Website