Lifetime Comorbidity with Alcohol/Drug Problems
The figure, a pie graph, depicts lifetime comorbidity with alcohol use in combination with drugs or alcohol use alone. The pie graph depicts the breakdown of the following percentages: Slightly more than 50% of individuals with a mental disorder use alcohol and drugs, and slightly less than 50% of those with a mental disorder use alcohol but do not report using other substances.
[Source: Rosenthal, R. N., & Westreich, L. (1999). Treatment of persons with dual diagnoses of substance use disorder and other psychological problems. In B. S. McCrady, & E. E. Epstein (Eds.). Addictions: a comprehensive guidebook (pp. 439-476). New York: Oxford University Press.