addiction severity index


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ad·dic·tion se·ver·i·ty in·dex

(ASI) (ă-dik'shŭn sĕ-ver'i-tē in'deks)
A measurement instrument used to assess a patient's level of substance abuse or dependency.

addiction severity index

A structured assessment tool that evaluates the impact of addictive behavior on seven areas of living: alcohol use, drug use, employment, family relationships, illegal activities, physical health, and psychological health.
See also: index
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05 compared to group I ASI, Addiction severity index Values in parentheses are percentages Table II.
The principal study measure was the Addiction Severity Index (McLellan et al.
For example, the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) is perhaps the most widely used questionnaire designed to elicit information from those entering addiction treatment.
The mean score on the Addiction Severity Index was 0.
Significant associations were found between ADCS scales and Addiction Severity Index measures (drug and alcohol) and psychiatric severity (Brief Symptom Inventory).
The only sex-related question on the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) questionnaire asks about:
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Blocks were formed by five dichotomized control factors: gender, ethnicity (Hispanic, non-Hispanic), Addiction Severity Index (drug use severity rating), and admission mandated by the criminal justice system.
Perhaps the single most prevalent case of misusing an instrument involves the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
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