Outcome variables and their assessment in alcohol treatment studies: 1968-1998.

@article{Finney2003OutcomeVA,
  title={Outcome variables and their assessment in alcohol treatment studies: 1968-1998.},
  author={John W. Finney and Anne Moyer and Carolyn E Swearingen},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={1671-9}
}
BACKGROUND This article provides a historical overview of the assessment of outcome variables in alcohol treatment studies that were first published between 1968 and 1998. The review focuses on changes over time in (1) the number of outcome variables and the number of different types of outcome variables assessed, (2) the likelihood of assessing specific types of outcome variables, (3) the methods used to assess outcome variables, and (4) the status of outcome assessment in more recent studies… CONTINUE READING