DSM-5

DSM-5 in Patients Seeking their First Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorder. Sex Differences in the Multicenter CohRTA Study

Citation
Sanvisens, A., Zuluaga, P., Rubio, G., Short, A., Gual, A., Álvarez, F. J., ... & CohRTA, E. C. E. (2019). DSM-5 en pacientes que solicitan el primer tratamiento del trastorno por uso de alcohol. Diferencias de sexo en el estudio multicéntrico CohRTA. Adicciones.

Abstract

Objective: We aimed to analyze sex differences in the DSM-5 criteria among patients admitted to  their first treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD). Methods: Assessment of AUD was carried out using DSM-5 diagnostic criteria in a multicenter study (CohRTA) within the Spanish Network on Addictive Disorders.

The Etymology and Early History of ‘Addiction’

Citation
Richard J. Rosenthal & Suzanne Faris (2019): The etymology and early history of ‘addiction’, Addiction Research & Theory, DOI: 10.1080/16066359.2018.1543412
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Abstract

Contemporary usage of addiction is contradictory and confusing; the term is highly stigmatizing but popularly used to describe almost any strong desire, passion or pursuit. Does current usage involve a recent corruption of the term or is there a history of conflicting meanings?