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McBride, Orla and Adamson, Gary and Bunting, Brendan and McCann, Siobhan (2009) Assessing the general health of diagnostic orphans using the short form health survey (SF-12v2):A latent variable modelling approach. Alcohol and Alcoholism , 44 , (1) , pp. 67-76.

Research has demonstrated that diagnostic orphans (i.e. individuals who experience only one to two criteria of DSM-IV alcohol dependence) can encounter significant health problems. Using the SF-12v2, this study examined the general health functioning of alcohol users, and in particular, diagnostic orphans.

 

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