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Can celexa (citalopram) help at all to break substance abuse problems to pills?

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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Celexa (citalopram)

May people who are addicted to drugs and or alcohol have an emotional or psychiatric problem.
Around 50% of those in treatment have dual diagnosis, addiction along with psychiatric diagnoses. It is important, often essential to get treatment for both. Celexa (citalopram) treats depression and can help someone who has depression with an addiction and will usually be beneficial for both.

In brief: Celexa (citalopram)

May people who are addicted to drugs and or alcohol have an emotional or psychiatric problem.
Around 50% of those in treatment have dual diagnosis, addiction along with psychiatric diagnoses. It is important, often essential to get treatment for both. Celexa (citalopram) treats depression and can help someone who has depression with an addiction and will usually be beneficial for both.
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