Obsessive and compulsive characteristics of alcohol abuse and dependence: quantification by a newly developed questionnaire.

@article{Modell1992ObsessiveAC,
  title={Obsessive and compulsive characteristics of alcohol abuse and dependence: quantification by a newly developed questionnaire.},
  author={Jack G. Modell and F B Glaser and James M. Mountz and Stephen P. Schmaltz and L P Cyr},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1992},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={266-71}
}
The purpose of the this study was to develop an instrument for measuring the obsessive and compulsive characteristics of drinking-related thought and behavior in subjects who abuse or are dependent on alcohol, and to quantify the extent to which drinking-related thought and behavior in these subjects resemble the obsessions and compulsions seen in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). To achieve these goals, the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS) was modified to reflect… CONTINUE READING

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