Alcohol Research

Journal covering alcohol research.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, 2006

Comorbidity between DSM-IV Alcohol and Specific Drug Use Disorders in the United States: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
Background: To date, there have been no published data on 12-month comorbidity of DSM-IV alcohol and drug use disorders in the general U. S. population. The purposes of the present study were to examine the prevalence and comorbidity of alcohol and specific...
Co-Occurrence of 12-Month Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders and Personality Disorders in the United States: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
Background: Very little information is available on the co-occurrence of different personality disorders (PDs) and alcohol and drug use disorders in the U. S. population. Objective: To present national data on sex differences in the co-occurrence of...
Introduction to the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
In 2001/2002, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) conducted the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC), the largest and most ambitious comorbidity study ever conducted. In addition to an extensive...
Nesarc Findings on Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
Epidemiology is one of the central disciplines of public health. Its aim is to determine how prevalent a disease is within a population and to identify people who may be at particular risk for it. Epidemiological data provide information that help researchers,...
Prevalence and Co-Occurrence of Substance Use Disorders and Independent Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
Background: Uncertainties exist about the prevalence and comorbidity of substance use disorders and independent mood and anxiety disorders. Objective: To present nationally representative data on the prevalence and comorbidity of Diagnostic and Statistical...
Recovery from DSM-IV Alcohol Dependence: United States, 2001-2002
Aims: To investigate the prevalence and correlates of recovery from Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) alcohol dependence by examining the past-year status of individuals who met the criteria for prior-to-past-year...
The 12-Month Prevalence and Trends in DSM-IV Alcohol Abuse and Dependence: United States, 1991-1992 and 2001-2002
Background: Alcohol abuse and dependence can be disabling disorders, but accurate information is lacking on the prevalence of current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) alcohol abuse and dependence and how this has changed over...
Twelve-Month Prevalence and Changes in Driving after Drinking: United States, 1991-1992 and 2001-2002
Background: Drinking and driving has been identified as one of the most important contributors of motor vehicle fatalities. This paper addressed the existing gap in our public health knowledge regarding the current prevalence of driving after drinking...
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