A Cross-National Examination of Differences in Classification of Lifetime Alcohol Use Disorder Between DSM-IV and DSM-5: Findings from the World Mental Health Survey.

@article{Slade2016ACE,
  title={A Cross-National Examination of Differences in Classification of Lifetime Alcohol Use Disorder Between DSM-IV and DSM-5: Findings from the World Mental Health Survey.},
  author={Tim Slade and W T Chiu and Meyer D. Glantz and Ronald C Kessler and Luise P Lago and Nancy A. Sampson and Ali Obaid Al-Hamzawi and Silvia E. Florescu and Jacek Moskalewicz and Sam Murphy and Fernando Navarro-Mateu and Yolanda Torres de Galvis and Maria Carmen Viana and Miguel Xavier and Louisa Degenhardt},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={
          1728-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND The current study sought to examine the diagnostic overlap in DSM-IV and DSM-5 alcohol use disorder (AUD) and determine the clinical correlates of changing diagnostic status across the 2 classification systems. METHODS DSM-IV and DSM-5 definitions of AUD were compared using cross-national community survey data in 9 low-, middle-, and high-income countries. Participants were 31,367 respondents to surveys in the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey Initiative. The… CONTINUE READING
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