Assessing Alcohol Problems: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers

Front Cover
John P. Allen, Megan Columbus
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 1995 - Alcoholism - 573 pages
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 398 - Have you ever neglected your obligations, your family, or your work for two or more days in a row because you were drinking?
Page 51 - A maladaptive pattern of substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by one (or more) of the following, occurring within a 12-month period: (1) recurrent substance use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home...
Page 51 - Recurrent substance-related legal problems (eg, arrests for substancerelated disorderly conduct). 4. Continued substance use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of the substance (eg, arguments with spouse about consequences of intoxication, physical fights).
Page 269 - Daily or almost daily 6. How often during the last year have you needed a first drink in the morning to get yourself going after a heavy drinking session? Never Less than monthly Monthly Weekly Daily or almost daily 7. How often during the last year have you had a feeling of guilt or remorse after drinking?
Page 269 - Daily or almost daily 4. How often during the last year have you found that you were not able to stop drinking once you had started?
Page 50 - Withdrawal from the specific substances) (b) the same (or a closely related) substance is taken to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms (3) the substance is often taken in larger amounts or over a longer period than was intended (4) there is a persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control substance use (5) a great deal of time is spent in activities necessary to obtain the substance (eg, visiting multiple doctors or driving long distances), use the substance (eg, chain-smoking),...
Page 558 - Have you ever been in a hospital because of drinking? (2) 21. Have you ever been a patient in a psychiatric hospital or on a psychiatric ward of a general hospital where drinking was part of the problem that resulted in hospitalization?
Page 50 - ... important social, occupational or recreational activities are given up or reduced because of substance use 7 substance use is continued despite knowledge of having a persistent or recurrent physical or psychological problem that is likely to have been caused or exacerbated by the substance...
Page 50 - A maladaptive pattern of substance use, leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by three (or more) of the following, occurring at any time in the same 12-month period...
Page 207 - Have you ever had a drink first thing in the morning to steady your nerves or get rid of a hangover (Eye opener)?

Bibliographic information