A New Measure of Substance Abuse Treatment Initial Studies of the Treatment Services Review

  title={A New Measure of Substance Abuse Treatment Initial Studies of the Treatment Services Review},
  author={A. Mclellan and A. Alterman and J. Cacciola and D. Metzger and C. O'brien},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
This paper describes the development and initial testing of the Treatment Services Review (TSR). 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. Test-retest studies indicated satisfactory reliability administered either in person or over the phone. Tests of concurrent validity showed the ability to discriminate different levels of… Expand
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