DSM-IV, DSM-III-R, and ICD-10 alcohol and drug abuse/harmful use and dependence, United States, 1992: a nosological comparison.

  • Barry Grant
  • Published 1996 in Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research


This study assessed agreement between DSM-IV, DSM-III-R, and ICD-10 diagnoses of alcohol and drug use disorders using data from a large representative sample of the United States population. Agreement between the three diagnostic systems for dependence was good to excellent for past year, prior to the past year, and life-time diagnoses, for both genders… (More)


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