Personality + Substance Use

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Topics covered in this 20 page booklet include:
  • What are personality traits?
  • What is a personality disorder?
  • How common are personality disorders?
  • What causes personality disorders?
  • Personality disorders and substance use
  • When should I seek help?
  • How are personality disorders treated?
  • Tips for staying well
  • Techniques for Staying Well
  • Where to get help
This booklet is part of a series on mental health and substance use funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Substance use in this booklet refers to the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Other booklets in this series include: