Title: Alcohol abuse in developed and developing countries in the World Mental Health Surveys: Socially defined consequences or psychiatric disorder?
Authors: Glantz, Meyer D ×
Medina-Mora, Maria Elena
Petukhova, Maria
Andrade, Laura Helena
Anthony, James C
de Girolamo, Giovanni
de Graaf, Ron
Degenhardt, Louisa
Demyttenaere, Koen
Florescu, Silvia
Gureje, Oye
Haro, Josep Maria
Horiguchi, Itsuko
Karam, Elie G
Kostyuchenko, Stanislav
Lee, Sing
Lépine, Jean-Pierre
Matschinger, Herbert
Neumark, Yehuda
Posada-Villa, Jose
Sagar, Rajesh
Stein, Dan J
Tomov, Toma
Wells, J Elisabeth
Chatterji, Somnath
Kessler, Ronald C #
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: American Psychiatric Press
Series Title: The American Journal on Addictions vol:23 issue:2 pages:145-55
Article number: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2013.12082.x
Abstract: Previous single country research has raised concerns that: (1) the DSM-IV diagnosis of alcohol abuse (AA) is met primarily through the hazardous use criterion related to drinking and driving and (2) that the hazardous use and social consequences AA criteria primarily reflect varying socioeconomic and cultural factors rather than psychiatric disorder.
ISSN: 1055-0496
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Psychiatry (-)
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