publication . Article . 2002

Comorbidity between DSM-IV alcohol use disorders and major depression: results of a national survey

Bridget F. Grant; Thomas C. Harford;
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  • Published: 26 Jul 2002 Journal: Drug and Alcohol Dependence, volume 39, pages 197-206 (issn: 0376-8716, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to describe detailed patterns of comorbidity between Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders--Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) alcohol use disorders and major depression using a representative sample of the United States. Comorbidity rates and associations between DSM-IV alcohol use disorders and major depression were expressed as odds ratios with confidence intervals adjusted for the complex design characteristics of the NLAES. Comorbidity analyses were presented by sex, ethnicity and age for past year, prior to past year and lifetime diagnoses. Virtually all odds ratios were significantly greater than 1.0, demonstrating that ...
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Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Clinical psychology, Odds ratio, National Comorbidity Survey, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Comorbidity, medicine.disease, Cross-sectional study, Alcohol dependence, Epidemiology, Psychology, Alcohol abuse, Population, education.field_of_study, education
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