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New Data from the Addiction Severity Index Reliability and Validity in Three Centers
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The overall conclusion is that the ASI is a reliable and valid instrument that has a wide range of clinical and research applications, and that it may offer advantages in the examination of important issues such as the prediction of treatment outcome, the comparison of different forms of treatment, and the “matching” of patients to treatments. Expand
Independent assessment of manic and depressive symptoms by self-rating. Scale characteristics and implications for the study of mania.
TLDR
Bimodal distribution of scores of manic patients on the Well-Being and Depression Index subscales substantiated earlier findings that euphoric mood is not an essential feature of mania and proposed that variables related to activation level and not to mood state constitute the core characteristics of the manic syndrome. Expand
A New Measure of Substance Abuse Treatment Initial Studies of the Treatment Services Review
TLDR
The TSR is a 5-minute, technician-administered interview that provides a quantitative profile of the number and types of treatment services received by patients during alcohol and drag abuse rehabilitation and may prove useful in describing and comparing programs in terms of the nature and number of services actually delivered to patients. Expand
Initial evidence for the reliability and validity of a "Lite" version of the Addiction Severity Index.
TLDR
TheASI-L-VA, a reduced item set from the ASI-5, yielded similar information on problem severity as the standard ASi-5 and was generally low for both versions. Expand
Development and initial evaluation of the Brief Addiction Monitor (BAM).
TLDR
This project developed and tested a 17-item monitoring instrument covering important substance use related behaviors to support measurement-based care and outcomes assessment and revealed that this Brief Addiction Monitor exhibited acceptable characteristics. Expand
Predicting DSM-IV dependence diagnoses from Addiction Severity Index composite scores.
TLDR
A significant positive correlation was found between ASI composite scores (CSs) and DSM-IV diagnoses of dependence in both the alcohol and drug domains and receiver operating characteristic analyses showed good to strong prediction. Expand
Antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy in cocaine-dependent women.
TLDR
Findings support a need to redefine antisocial personality disorder diagnostic criteria to make them gender neutral by including behaviors associated specifically with antisociality in women. Expand
Psychometric properties of the sixth version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI-6) in Brazil.
TLDR
Analysis of the psychometric properties of ASI-6 both in outpatients and inpatients in Brazil indicate a good reliability and validity of this instrument for the Brazilian culture. Expand
Reliability and validity of the alcohol short index of problems and a newly constructed drug short index of problems.
TLDR
This study is the first to confirm the psychometric validity of the SIP when used as an independent instrument unembedded within the DrInC, and supports the use of theSIP-D as a brief measure of adverse consequences of drug use. Expand
Personality Disorders and Treatment Outcome in Methadone Maintenance Patients
TLDR
Patients admitted to methadone maintenance with personality disorders entered treatment with more severe self-reported drug, alcohol, psychiatric, and legal problems, and despite progress, remained problematic in those areas relative to subjects without PDs. Expand
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