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Alcohol and drug use following traumatic brain injury: A prospective study

Ponsford, Jennie; Whelan-Goodinson, Rochelle; Bahar-Fuchs, Alex

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Primary objectives: To establish pre-morbid alcohol and drug use in persons with TBI, relative to controls, investigate how patterns of substance use change over time following TBI and identify factors associated with heavy post-injury substance use. Methods and procedures: The Alcohol Use Disorders Identification test (AUDIT) and Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) was completed by 121 hospital inpatients with TBI, documenting pre-injury alcohol and drug use, and 133 demographically similar...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22879
Source: Brain Injury
DOI: 10.1080/02699050701796960

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