Who seeks treatment for alcohol dependence?

@article{Proudfoot2002WhoST,
  title={Who seeks treatment for alcohol dependence?},
  author={Heather Proudfoot and Maree Teesson},
  journal={Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={37},
  pages={451-456}
}
  • H. ProudfootM. Teesson
  • Published 1 October 2002
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Background: This paper presents findings from the Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (NSMHWB) regarding prevalence and treatment seeking for Australians with DSM-IV alcohol dependence and examines the influence of alcohol use variables on treatment seeking. Method: A standardised interview (including CIDI 2.1) was administered to a stratified random sample of 10,641 Australians aged 18 years and over. Demographic variables, common DSM-IV mental disorders, physical health… 

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