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The Fast Alcohol Screening Test (FAST) is as Good as the AUDIT to Screen Alcohol Use Disorders
(INFORMA HEALTHCARE, 2010)
This study was aimed at assessing the psychometric qualities of the fast alcohol screening test (FAST), and at comparing these qualities to those of the alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT) in three samples ...
Prevalence and correlates of alcoholism in community-dwelling elderly living in Sao Paulo, Brazil
(JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD, 2009)
Objectives To assess the prevalence of alcoholism in elderly living in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and investigate associated risk factors. Methods A total of 1,563 individuals aged 60 years or older, of both genders ...
Effects of topiramate or naltrexone on tobacco use among male alcohol-dependent outpatients
(ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, 2009)
Background: A high smoking prevalence has been registered among alcoholics. It has been pointed out that alcoholic smokers may have a more severe course and greater severity of alcoholism. This study aims at comparing ...
Alcohol, binge drinking and associated mental health problems in young urban chileans
Objective To explore the link between alcohol use, binge drinking and mental health problems in a representative sample of adolescent and young adult Chileans. Methods Age and sex-adjusted Odds Ratios (OR) for ...
Sintomas de ansiedade social em alcoolistas em tratamento ambulatorial: Prevalência, gravidade e preditores
Objectives: High rates of comorbidity between social anxiety disorder (SAD) and alcohol use disorders have been reported, but the predictors of this comorbidity are poorly known and most studies involve primary SAD samples. ...
Shared Genetic Factors Influence Risk for Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism
Bipolar disorder and alcoholism have high rate comorbidity, with more than 50% of alcoholism occurrence in bipolar disorder. While there is evidence that both disorders are heritable, it is unclear if the same genetic ...
Diagnóstico diferencial da fobia social: Uma revisâo
Social phobia is a common mental disorder that can cause considerable distress and impairment in functioning and quality of life but it is still an underdiagnosed and undertreated disorder. The differential diagnosis is ...
Brain spect in alcohol, cocaine and MDMA
(Oxford University Press, 2016)
Objective: The aim of this paper is to try to corroborate a diagnostic marker in alcohol and substance abuse through brain imaging using Brain Spect, based on the pioneering work in psychiatry by Andreasen in 1988 in ...
Validez y confiabilidad de la versión chilena del Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2009)
Comparing topiramate with naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol dependence
To compare the efficacy of topiramate with naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol dependence. The investigation was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, 12-week study carried out at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. A ...