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Term: Alcohol Dependence

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-17


Can be measured using questions from the Canadian Community Health Survey 1.1 designed to assess alcohol dependence based on Criterion A and Criterion B of the DSM-III-R diagnosis for psychoactive substance use disorder.

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