Screening for At-Risk Drinking in a Population Reporting Symptoms of Depression: A Validation of the AUDIT, AUDIT-C, and AUDIT-3.

@article{Levola2015ScreeningFA,
  title={Screening for At-Risk Drinking in a Population Reporting Symptoms of Depression: A Validation of the AUDIT, AUDIT-C, and AUDIT-3.},
  author={Jonna Levola and Mauri Aalto},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={1186-92}
}
BACKGROUND Excessive alcohol use is common in patients presenting with symptoms of depression. The aim of this study was to evaluate how the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) and its most commonly used abbreviated versions perform in detecting at-risk drinking among subjects reporting symptoms of depression. METHODS A subsample (n = 390… CONTINUE READING