publication . Other literature type . Article . 2007

Rates and Correlates of Relapse Among Individuals in Remission From DSM-IV Alcohol Dependence: A 3-Year Follow-Up

Risë Goldstein;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Dec 2007
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
Background:  There is little information on the stability of abstinent and nonabstinent remission from alcohol dependence in the general U.S. population. The aim of this study was to examine longitudinal changes in recovery status among individuals in remission from DSM‐IV alcohol dependence, including rates and correlates of relapse, over a 3‐year period. Methods:  This analysis is based on data from Waves 1 and 2 of the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC), a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults aged 18 years and older originally interviewed in 2001 to 2002 and reinterviewed in 2004 to 2005. The Wave 1 NESARC iden...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Toxicology, Medicine (miscellaneous), Psychiatry and Mental health
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