Follow-up study of anxiety disorder and alcohol dependence in comorbid alcoholism treatment patients.

  title={Follow-up study of anxiety disorder and alcohol dependence in comorbid alcoholism treatment patients.},
  author={M. Kushner and K. Abrams and P. Thuras and K. Hanson and M. Brekke and Sandra J. Sletten},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={29 8},
  • M. Kushner, K. Abrams, +3 authors Sandra J. Sletten
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
  • BACKGROUND Anxiety disorders are present in a high percentage of alcoholism treatment patients. We tested the prediction that having a comorbid anxiety disorder increases the prospective risk for relapse to drinking after alcoholism treatment. We also explored the prospective associations of specific anxiety syndromes (and depression) with drinking and anxiety outcomes. METHODS We assessed the diagnostic status and daily drinking patterns of 82 individuals approximately one week after they… CONTINUE READING
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