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Vital Signs S ummer 2 0 1 3 | V O L U M E 5 9 F E AT U R E S T O R I E S Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Page 4 Preventing Falls Page 6 Q&A: Doctor-Patient Interaction Page 8 Community Calendar Page 12 Dual Diagnosis Program Aims to Help Those with Addiction Plus Other Disorders Amid a growing recognition among psychiatrists that many people with addiction disorders also suffer from another psychiatric diagnosis, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), UCLA has established the Dual Diagnosis Program. “For many years, addiction programs have focused solely on getting the patient sober, but many of these patients have other psychiatric disorders,” says Michael Gitlin, MD, director of the Adult Division at the Continued on page 7