National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Publications: Screening Tests

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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Publications: Screening Tests

Description

These screening instruments can aid clinicians and others in identifying patients with alcohol problems.

The following screening tools are presented:

  • CAGE: Can identify alcohol problems over the lifetime
  • T-ACE: Based on the CAGE, this tool is valuable for identifying a range of use, including lifetime use and prenatal use
  • Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT): Can detect alcohol problems experienced in the last year

Developer:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Funding Sources:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: November 2006
Last Updated: 05/12/08

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