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Measure: Screening and Severity of Substance Use Problems   #510200  About

Definition: Instruments used separately to screen for alcohol and other drug problems and to assess the severity of these problems.

Purpose: The purpose of this measure is to screen for alcohol-related and other drug-related problems (use) and to assess the severity of these problems by asking the respondent questions about use, withdrawal, and behaviors associated with substance use. This measure is not intended for abuse and dependence diagnoses based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).


Keywords: Adolescent, Adult, Alcohol, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, Arrests, AUDIT, Brief Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test, Brief MAST, DAST-10, Drug Abuse Screening Test, Drugs, Other Drugs, SAA, Screening, Simple Screening Instrument for Alcohol and Other Drugs, SSI-AOD, Substance Abuse, Assessment of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders

Measure Release Date: February 24, 2012

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