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Title: Screening for substance use disorders following traumatic brain injury : examining the validity of the AUDIT and the DAST.
Epworth Authors: Spitz, Gershon
Ponsford, Jennie
Other Authors: Shayden, Bryce
Keywords: Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Traumatic Brain Injury,
Substance Abuse
Brain Injuries
Substance-Related Disorders
Issue Date: Oct-2014
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Citation: J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2014 Oct 13
Abstract: To examine the validity of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) and the Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST)-2 widely recommended rating scales-in a traumatic brain injury (TBI) population at 24 months following injury. The Structured Clinical Interview for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was used as the gold standard criterion. TBI rehabilitation program at Epworth Hospital, Victoria, Australia. A total of 113 individuals, 87 males and 26 females, with complicated mild to severe TBI. DESIGN: Prospective study documenting substance use following TBI.
Description: E pub ahead of print.
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ISSN: 1550-509X
Journal Title: The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Validation Study
Appears in Collections:Neurosciences

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