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Assessment of alcoholic patients: advances and future challenges.
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PMID:  12638629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Noteworthy advances have been made in methods of assessing patients suffering alcohol problems. More than one hundred measures are now available to assist clinicians and researchers in screening for such problems, diagnosing them, and developing treatment plans individualized according to relevant patient characteristics. This chapter reviews progress in assessment supporting each of these activities and suggests directions for future research. It concludes by identifying a series of research issues that cut across multiple domains of alcohol assessment.
John P Allen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Recent developments in alcoholism : an official publication of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism, the Research Society on Alcoholism, and the National Council on Alcoholism     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0738-422X     ISO Abbreviation:  Recent Dev Alcohol     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-17     Completed Date:  2003-04-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301996     Medline TA:  Recent Dev Alcohol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  13-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Alcoholism / diagnosis*,  psychology,  rehabilitation
Biological Markers / blood
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Patient Care Planning
Personality Assessment
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers

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