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What does AUD stand for?

AUD stands for Alcohol Use Disorder

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Researchers used the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for DSM-III-R to determine lifetime diagnoses of alcohol use and dependence, and onset and recency questions to determine if subjects had an alcohol use disorder before or after the disaster or both.
1994), which used the first iteration of a newly structured diagnostic interview named the Alcohol Use Disorder and Associated Disabilities Interview Schedule (AUDADIS) (Grant and Hasin 1992).
This has been supported by the fact that patients with alcohol dependence are more likely to have a positive family history for alcohol use disorders, have a similar personality profile and are more likely to be heavier drinkers (10).
Outcomes generated by the screening interview included (1) no diagnosis and no intervention required, (2) no diagnosis with referral to an early intervention psychoeducational course, or (3) being diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder and referred for treatment, outpatient or residential.
KEY WORDS: Alcohol use disorder (AUD); alcohol and other drug disorder (AODD); substance use disorder (SUD); AOD abuse; AOD dependence; substance abuse; substance dependence; co-morbidity; multiple drug use; diagnosis; patient assessment and diagnosis; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition (DSM-IV) As with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, AOD use disorders (i.