Epidemiology of Comorbidity

The figure is a pie graph representing those with alcohol use disorders. According to one survey, 37% of those with alcohol use disorders also have a co-existing mental disorder.

[Source: Reiger, D. A., Farmer, M. E., & Rae, D. S., et al. (1990). Comorbidity of mental disorders with alcohol and other drug abuse: results from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area (ECA) study. Journal of the American Medical Association, 264, 2511-2518.]