The reliability and validity of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) in first-episode psychosis.

@article{Hides2009TheRA,
  title={The reliability and validity of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) in first-episode psychosis.},
  author={Leanne Hides and Susan Maree Cotton and Gregor Emanuel Berger and John Gleeson and Colin P O'Donnell and Tina M Proffitt and Patrick D. McGorry and Dan I. Lubman},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={821-5}
}
AIMS The Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) is a brief, easily administered, valid and reliable screening instrument for all psychoactive substances in drug treatment and primary care settings. This study aims to determine the reliability and validity of the ASSIST for detecting substance use disorders in first-episode psychosis. PARTICIPANTS Participants were 214 first-episode psychosis patients attending the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre… CONTINUE READING