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Ch. 4: Summary

In this final module., you learned basic principles about problems that might co-occur with substance use, substance misuse, and substance use disorders. We explored some of the mental health disorders, as well as introducing some of the physical health and social/behavioral problems that may co-occur. We placed some emphasis on the co-occurring problem of post-traumatic stress symptoms and PTSD. Your readings also offered suggestions related to the importance of offering integrated care for addressing co-occurring problems and disorders.

You are now ready to review some of the key terms related to substance use disorders that were introduced in this final book.