Social anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorder co-morbidity in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.

@article{Schneier2010SocialAD,
  title={Social anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorder co-morbidity in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.},
  author={Franklin R. Schneier and Tracy E Foose and Deborah S Hasin and Richard G Heimberg and S-m Liu and Bridget F. Grant and Carlos Blanco},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={
          977-88
        }
}
BACKGROUND To assess the prevalence and clinical impact of co-morbid social anxiety disorder (SAD) and alcohol use disorders (AUD, i.e. alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence) in a nationally representative sample of adults in the United States. METHOD Data came from a large representative sample of the US population. Face-to-face interviews of 43093 adults residing in households were conducted during 2001-2002. Diagnoses of mood, anxiety, alcohol and drug use disorders and personality… CONTINUE READING