Diagnosis of alcohol use disorders in schizophrenia.

@article{Drake1990DiagnosisOA,
  title={Diagnosis of alcohol use disorders in schizophrenia.},
  author={R. Drake and F. Osher and D. Noordsy and S. Hurlbut and G. Teague and M. Beaudett},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          57-67
        }
}
Alcohol use disorders are common comorbid conditions in schizophrenia, and their presence is associated with poor adjustment and poor treatment response. Standard alcohol assessment instruments have not been validated for use with schizophrenic patients, and several authors have questioned the validity of these patients' self-reports. A reliable and valid screening procedure for assessing alcohol use is needed. The present study used the following three methods to evaluate a rural sample of 75… Expand
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