Constituents of craving in a clinical alcohol sample.

  title={Constituents of craving in a clinical alcohol sample.},
  author={Verner S. Westerberg},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse},
  volume={12 4},
PURPOSE Craving describes a subjective state, and it remains unclear what people mean when they use the term. However, as with many other subjective states, craving should be able to be described by those who experience it. METHODS To try to understand the descriptors and constituents of craving, 213 clients appearing for treatment for alcohol use disorders were asked to rate the frequency of the occurrence over the past 30 days of a number of events and states that have been historically… CONTINUE READING

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