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
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: Pharmacology (medical), Psychiatry and Mental health, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Alcohol abuse, medicine.disease, medicine, National Comorbidity Survey, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, Odds ratio, Comorbidity, Cross-sectional study, Alcohol dependence, Psychiatry, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Psychology, Clinical psychology
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