Prevalence of depression among Israeli alcoholics.

  title={Prevalence of depression among Israeli alcoholics.},
  author={Joshua Backon},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={46 1},
The Zung Depression Scale was given to 45 Israeli male alcoholics as diagnosed by DSM-III criteria. Eighteen subjects came from an outpatient alcohol clinic, and 27 came from an inpatient detoxification center. In this cohort, 60% of subjects were classified as having clinical depression, and major depressive disorder was found in 26% of inpatients and 17… CONTINUE READING