Table 14Assessment tools included in narrative review

PopulationAssessment category
Assessment instruments included in narrative reviewAdultYoung people (>10 years)DependenceConsumption and frequencyAlcohol withdrawalMotivation and readiness to changeHarm and alcohol problems
Alcohol Problems Questionnaire (APQ)1
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)11
Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA-Ar)1
Leeds Dependence Questionnaire (LDQ)● (>16 years)1
Severity of Alcohol Dependence Questionnaire (SADQ)1
Readiness to Change Questionnaire – Treatment Version (RCQ-TV)1

Note. ● = Tool used;


Primary use


Cover of Alcohol-Use Disorders
Alcohol-Use Disorders: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management of Harmful Drinking and Alcohol Dependence.
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