Alcohol use disorders, consumption patterns, and health-related quality of life of primary care patients.

@article{Volk1997AlcoholUD,
  title={Alcohol use disorders, consumption patterns, and health-related quality of life of primary care patients.},
  author={Robert J. Volk and Scott B. Cantor and Jeffrey R. Steinbauer and Alvah R. Cass},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1997},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={899-905}
}
This study examined the association of alcohol use disorders and consumption patterns with various dimensions of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) in primary care patients, as measured by the SF-36 Health Survey. A probability sample of 1333 primary care patients completed the Alcohol Use Disorder and Associated Disabilities Interview Schedule to determine the presence of alcohol abuse or dependence disorders, and answered questions about patterns of alcohol consumption. Physical and… CONTINUE READING