Dr. Dasen Brajkovic works with many different types of patients and treats all kinds of disorders. Addiction is a serious problem and psychiatric care can help addicts control their addictions and gain back their lives. If you think someone you know may be suffering from addiction watch for these common signs.
Changes In Behavior
When someone has an addiction you may notice many changes in their behavior. They may become angry, may prefer to be alone, or may even be lying and living a secretive life. These are all signs that addiction has taken over a person’s life.
Changes In Appearance
When someone is suffering from an addiction they often stop caring for themselves. They may no longer care how they look and neglect their hygiene. You may see them wearing the same clothes for weeks at a time or with unbrushed teeth and hair.
Problems With Money
Addicts put their addiction before everything else, and one of the common signs that someone is suffering from addiction in their lack of money. Instead of buying groceries or having money for necessities and bills, they may be spending it on their addiction instead. You may notice an addict needs to suddenly borrow money or is having a hard time making ends meet.
There are many signs of addiction and the ones above are just a few of the most common. Dasen Brajkovic MD has seen many addicts and treated them successfully. Knowing the signs of addiction can help you get treatment faster.