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  1. Screening for patients with alcohol problems: severity of patients identified by the CAGE.

    Article - En anglais

    Primary care physicians are well situated to identify patients with substance abuse problems and motivate them to seek appropriate assistance, but active programs are the exception.

    A study in a community setting was undertaken to assess the CAGE (the first letters of key words in a series of four questions about drinking: cut down; annoyed; guilty; and eye-opener), instrument in the routine screening for alcohol problems in both new and established patients.

    The screening process identified subjects for a pilot evaluation of a motivational interview designed to encourage problem-solving behavior.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Dépistage, Ambulatoire, Cage Questionnaire, Questionnaire, Psychométrie, Médecin généraliste, Personnel sanitaire, Homme, Prévention secondaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Medical screening, Ambulatory, Cage Questionnaire, Questionnaire, Psychometrics, General practitioner, Health staff, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0233249

    Code Inist : 002B18B01. Création : 199406.