Distributed by Mapi Research Trust
Distributed by Mapi Research Trust
Published in 1995
Derived from the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale - heavy drinkers (YBOCS-hd)
An adolescent version, A-OCDS is also available
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Anton RF, Moak DH, Latham P. The Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale: a self-rated instrument for the quantification of thoughts about alcohol and drinking behavior. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 1995 Feb;19(1):92-9 (PubMed Abstract)
Anton RF, Moak DH, Latham PK. The obsessive compulsive drinking scale: A new method of assessing outcome in alcoholism treatment studies. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1996 Mar;53(3):225-31. Erratum in: Arch Gen Psychiatry 1996 Jul;53(7):576 (PubMed Abstract)
Moak DH, Anton RF, Latham PK. Further validation of the Obsessive-Compulsive Drinking Scale (OCDS). Relationship to alcoholism severity. Am J Addict. 1998 Winter;7(1):14-23 (PubMed Abstract)
Roberts JS, Anton RF, Latham PK, Moak DH. Factor structure and predictive validity of the Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 1999 Sep;23(9):1484-91 (PubMed Abstract)
Heinz A, Reimold M, Wrase J, et al. Correlation of stable elevations in striatal mu-opioid receptor availability in detoxified alcoholic patients with alcohol craving: a positron emission tomography study using carbon 11-labeled carfentanil. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Jan;62(1):57-64. Erratum in: Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2005 Sep;62(9):983. Braus, Dieter H [corrected to Braus, Dieter F] (Full Text Article)
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French translation validated with patients from Belgium, France, and Switzerland.
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Ansseau M, Besson J, Lejoyeux M, Pinto E, Landry U, Cornes M, Deckers F, Potgieter A, Ades J. A French translation of the obsessive-compulsive drinking scale for craving in alcohol-dependent patients: a validation study in Belgium, France, and Switzerland. Eur Addict Res. 2000 Jun;6(2):51-6 (PubMed abstract)
Chignon JM, Jacquesy L, Mennad M, Terki A, Huttin F, Martin P, Chabannes JP. [Self-assessment questionnaire of alcoholic craving (ECCA Questionnaire: Behavior and Cognition in Relation to Alcohol: French translation and validation of the Obsessive-Compulsive Drinking Scale]. Encephale. 1998 Sep-Oct;24(5):426-34. French (PubMed abstract)
Janiri L, Calvosa F, Dario T, Pozzi G, Ruggeri A, Addolorato G, Di Giannantonio M, De Risio S. The Italian version of the Obsessive-Compulsive Drinking Scale: validation, comparison with the other versions, and difference between type 1- and type 2-like alcoholics. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2004 May 10;74(2):187-95 (PubMed abstract)
Tatsuzawa Y, Yoshimasu H, Moriyama Y, Furusawa T, Yoshino A. Validation study of the Japanese version of the Obsessive-Compulsive Drinking Scale. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2002 Feb;56(1):91-5 (PubMed abstract)
Cordero M, Solís L, Cordero R, Torruco M, Cruz-Fuentes C. Factor structure and concurrent validity of the obsessive compulsive drinking scale in a group of alcohol-dependent subjects of Mexico City. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2009 Jul;33(7):1145-50 (PubMed abstract)