Concurrent mental and substance use disorders in Canada - ARCHIVED

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This study uses the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey–Mental Health to examine the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, health status and health care service use of people with concurrent disorders, and compares them with people who had a mood/anxiety or a substance use disorder only. Respondents with concurrent disorders are defined as those who, in the past 12 months, had at least one mood/anxiety disorder and at least one substance use disorder. The mood/anxiety disorders are major depressive episode, bipolar I/bipolar II disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. The substance use disorders are alcohol, cannabis and other drug abuse or dependence. Estimates are calculated for the household population aged 15 to 64 in the 10 provinces.

Issue Number: 2017008
Author(s): Khan, Saeeda

Main Product: Health Reports

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