Michigan alcoholism screening test


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Michigan alcoholism screening test

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MAST

A questionnaire composed of 25 questions designed to determine the likelihood of a person's dependency on alcohol.
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Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test: Evidence supporting general as well as specific factors.
The Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test: Quest for new diagnostic instrument.
Screening tools that identify problems experienced over the course of the person's lifetime include the CAGE questionnaire, the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST), and the Young Adult Alcohol Problems Screening Test (YAAPST).
The original 25-item Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST) and its shortened analogs of 10 to 13 items were among the first alcohol screening tests developed.
Assessment instruments identified as most important included (a) the SASSI (this includes both the SASSI-3 and the SASSI-Adolescent versions), (b) the BDI, (c) the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2), (d) the Addictions Severity Index (ASI), (e) the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST), and (f) the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
A key complication in screening pregnant women for alcohol use arises from the fact that the traditional alcohol-screening questionnaires--such as the Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST) (Selzer 1971) and the CAGE (1) (Ewing 1984)--are less effective in identifying drinking problems among women than among men.
The Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST; Seizer, 1971) was adapted so that each item assessed fathers' and mothers' drinking behavior separately (Sher, 1985).

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