The course of alcoholism among men in the Lundby Longitudinal Study, Sweden.

@article{Ojesj2000TheCO,
  title={The course of alcoholism among men in the Lundby Longitudinal Study, Sweden.},
  author={Leif Ojesj{\"o} and Olle Hagnell and Lena Otterbeck},
  journal={Journal of studies on alcohol},
  year={2000},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={320-2}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to describe the course of alcoholism among men in the Lundby community cohort. METHOD A subset (N = 41) of initially nonalcoholic male subjects were diagnosed by a psychiatrist as first incidence alcoholics (alcohol abuse and/or dependence) during the period 1957-72, all of whom have been followed through four waves of investigation between 1947 and 1993. RESULTS The proportion of remission of the entire 41 former alcoholic subjects was 39%. Of the 23… CONTINUE READING

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