Alcohol Dependence, Co-occurring Conditions and Attributable Burden.

  title={Alcohol Dependence, Co-occurring Conditions and Attributable Burden.},
  author={Brian Lawrence Odlaug and Antoni Gual and James DeCourcy and Richard Perry and James S Pike and Louise Heron and J{\"u}rgen Rehm},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  volume={51 2},
AIMS Alcohol dependence is associated with high rates of co-occurring disorders which impact health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and add to the cost-of-illness. This study investigated the burden of alcohol dependence and associated co-occurring conditions on health and productivity. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was conducted in eight European countries. Physicians (Psychiatrists and General Practitioners) completed patient record forms, which included assessment of co-occurring… CONTINUE READING