Personality Disorders and Addiction
Individuals with personality disorders are at an increased risk of developing addiction, as these conditions can lead to maladaptive coping strategies. Understanding the connection between these disorders is crucial for providing effective and holistic treatment. Recent research at the intersection of personality disorders and addiction has shed light on the complex relationship between the two. Studies have emphasized the importance of early intervention and integrated treatments, highlighting the need for tailored approaches to address both conditions concurrently. Additionally, research has explored the underlying psychological and neurological mechanisms, offering insights into the development of more effective interventions for individuals with co-occurring personality disorders and addiction. This session will explore the interplay between Personality Disorders and Addiction, addressing treatment approaches, recovery, and long-term management.