Epidemiology of DSM-5 alcohol use disorder
: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions III.
The NESARC studies conducted in 2001 to 2002 (Wave 1) and 2004 to 2005 (Wave 2) collected nationally representative data on AUD and other mental disorders using the Alcohol Use Disorder
and Associated Disabilities Interview Schedule (AUDADIS), which was designed by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
According to a new research conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, alcohol use disorders
are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.
Further research on alcohol use disorder
should indude study of quantitative measures for longitudinal monitoring, co-occurring medical and psychiatric conditions, and the effectiveness of naltrexone versus combination therapy for patients with both AUD and opioid use disorder, the authors said.
Edenberg et al., "Social contexts of remission from DSM-5 alcohol use disorder
in a high-risk sample," Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, vol.
Studies have found that, in addition to the high rates of co-occurrence between eating disorders and alcohol use disorders
(Franko et al., 2005; Gadalla & Piran, 2007), the co-occurrence of eating disorders and alcohol abuse is a significant predictor of suicide behaviors and mortality (Keel et al., 2003).
A review of Indian research on cooccurring psychiatric disorders and alcohol use disorders
. Indian J Psychol Med 2016;38(1):10-9.
Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, are comorbid with alcohol use disorder
at both clinical and subclinical levels (Dunn, Larimer, & Neighbors, 2002; Kelly-'Weeder, 2011; Krahn, 1991).
Alcohol use disorders
and psychiatric diseases in Colombia
Early adolescent psychopathology as a predictor of alcohol use disorders
by young adulthood.
The odds ratio reflects the probability of an individual with an alcohol use disorder
(AUD) having the comorbid disorder compared with people without AUD.
For the second research question, chi-square tests of independence were conducted to examine gender differences in the proportions of alcohol use disorders
. For the third research question, chi-square tests of independence were conducted to examine whether a higher proportion of repeat offenders compared with first-time offenders had a current or lifetime alcohol use disorder