Five-year clinical course associated with DSM-IV alcohol abuse or dependence in a large group of men and women.

@article{Schuckit2001FiveyearCC,
  title={Five-year clinical course associated with DSM-IV alcohol abuse or dependence in a large group of men and women.},
  author={Marc A Schuckit and Tom L Smith and George P Danko and Kathleen K Bucholz and Theodore Reich and Laura J. Bierut},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2001},
  volume={158 7},
  pages={1084-90}
}
OBJECTIVE The prognostic validity of the DSM-IV diagnoses of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence was evaluated by examining the 5-year clinical course associated with those diagnoses in a large group of predominantly blue-collar men and women. METHOD Personal semistructured interviews were carried out 5 years after an initial evaluation with 1,346 (75%) of the approximately 1,800 men and women participating in the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism who were eligible for follow… CONTINUE READING

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