TITLE

Screening Tests

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2004/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the screening instruments to aid clinicians and others in identifying patients with alcohol problems. The AUDIT, CAGE, and T-ACE questionnaires are presented. The CAGE can identify alcohol problems over the life- time. Two positive responses are considered a positive test and indicate further assessment is warranted. The T-ACE, which is based on the CAGE, is valuable for identifying a range of use, including lifetime use and prenatal use, based on the DSM-III-R criteria. A score of 2 or more is considered positive.
ACCESSION #
18894821

 

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