Understanding Lay Assessments of Alcohol Use Disorder: Need for Treatment and Associated Stigma.

@article{Weine2016UnderstandingLA,
  title={Understanding Lay Assessments of Alcohol Use Disorder: Need for Treatment and Associated Stigma.},
  author={Erienne R Weine and Nancy S. Kim and Alisa K. Lincoln},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2016},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={98-105}
}
AIMS Three-quarters of people with an alcohol use disorder in the USA never receive treatment. Our understandings of who receives care are informed by sociological perspectives, theories and models, each of which discuss the role of lay people's understanding of illness. However, comparatively little work has been done to unpack the cognitive processes… CONTINUE READING