Drug use among primary alcoholic veterans.

  title={Drug use among primary alcoholic veterans.},
  author={John W. Tsuang and Eugene Shapiro and Tom L Smith and Marc A Schuckit},
  journal={The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse},
  volume={20 4},
Many people with alcohol dependence use other drugs. However, not much is known about the relationship between their past drug use (not necessarily dependence) and their prognosis following treatment. The goal of this study is first to determine the drug use rates among primary alcoholic men and then to evaluate the possible relationship between past drug use and future alcohol or drug use relapse. As a result, 630 primary alcoholic veterans were recruited from a 28-day inpatient Alcohol and… CONTINUE READING