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ERIC Number: EJ456982
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2379
Screening for Patients with Alcohol Problems: Severity of Patients Identified by the CAGE.
Lairson, David R.; And Others
Journal of Drug Education, v22 n4 p337-52 1992
Assessed CAGE (first letters of keywords in series of 4 questions about drinking: cut down, annoyed, guilty, eye-opener), instrument in routine screening for alcohol problems among 687 patients of 2 primary care physicians. Results showed that CAGE instrument was useful screening device for identifying those with mild to moderate substance abuse problems. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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