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Substance Abuse With Personality Disorder: A Case Study [WLOs: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8] [CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] In addition, to prepare for this discussion read Chapter 4, Chapter 7, and Chapter 9 in your required textbook (PROVIDED IN ATTACHMENTS) and the articles
Substance Use Disorders and Borderline Personality: Common Bedfellows (Links to an external site.)  Borderline Personality  (Links to an external site.)
Disorder & Substance Abuse (Links to an external site.). 
Lastly, view the video Debunking the Myths & Misunderstandings of Borderline Personality Disorder (Links to an external site.) 
To successfully complete this discussion,
Read the case study details and refer to your textbook, and the DSM-5, as needed to support your understanding.
In your initial post,
Start by identifying the symptom or diagnosis you searched and the name of the case study you chose.
(e.g. Albert [borderline personality disorder with comorbid alcohol use])
Next, describe the patient’s symptoms and the available demographic and historical data.
If new terminology is introduced, be sure to explain to your peers what this entails.
Analyze the differences between the diagnosis of the person identified in your case study and a similar illness/diagnosis.
Access the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.) and do a search to support your suggestions. (Be sure to cite.)
Discuss the available treatments for your case study.
Evaluate the health and social risks, as well as costs, of alcohol or substance use disorder.
What do you think about how our society handles this problem? Is there more we should be doing or is society too involved in this issue?
Finally, develop at least three recommendations for the patient/family for ongoing functioning (social, occupational, and academic, if applicable), associated with your chosen case study.
Post your initial response of 300 words or more by Day 3


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