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The final report (16 pages) of a World Health Organization Steering Group on various aspects of alcohol abuse, with focus on the alcohol-dependence syndrome and criteria for its diagnosis. Remainder of the publication comprises papers by individuals, most members of the original steering group: disablements related to alcohol consumption (Mark Keller), measurement and distribution of drinking patterns and problems in general populations (Robin Room), screening and early detection instruments for disabilities related to alcohol consumption, (Robin Murray), review of research on psychobiological contributions to the alcohol-dependence syndrome (Milton Cross), legislation and social security programs concerning alcohol-related disabilities (Joy Moser).
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Alcohol-Related Disabilities.. Ann Intern Med. 1978;89:154. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-1-154_7
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(1):154.
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