ERIC Number: EJ514271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Methodological Issues and Problems in the Assessment of Substance Use.
Carroll, Kathleen M.
Psychological Assessment, v7 n3 p349-58 Sep 1995
Three types of methodological issues particularly salient in research involving the assessment of substance use or abuse are discussed with strategies for avoiding problems: (1) the reliability and validity of methods; (2) the variability and episodic course of substance use; and (3) the heterogeneity of individuals with substance use disorders. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue entitled: "Methodological Issues in Psychological Assessment Research." Support provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Grants R18-DA06963, P50 DA09241, and K02-DA00248, and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Cooperative Agreement U10 AA08430.