Association between scores on the SAAST (a direct measure of alcohol misuse) and CAL scale (an indirect measure of alcohol misuse) among medical patients admitted for treatment of alcohol dependence.

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Patients with medical or social problems related to alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence frequently are seen in the health care delivery system. Direct and indirect screening methods are available, but contemporary data describing their combined effectiveness have not been reported. We determined the sensitivity of (a) an empirically derived, item-weighted… (More)

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@article{Colligan2003AssociationBS, title={Association between scores on the SAAST (a direct measure of alcohol misuse) and CAL scale (an indirect measure of alcohol misuse) among medical patients admitted for treatment of alcohol dependence.}, author={Robert C. Colligan and Kenneth P. Offord and Robert M. Morse and Leo J Davis}, journal={Journal of addictive diseases}, year={2003}, volume={22 3}, pages={99-110} }