Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale - Adolescent version (A-OCDS)

Deas DV; Roberts JS; Randall CL; Anton RF


Basic description

Published in 2001

Derived from the Obsessive Compulsive Drinking Scale (OCDS) developed for adults


Deas DV; Roberts JS; Randall CL; Anton RF

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To identify the obsessive compulsive dimensions of alcohol craving and problematic drinking in adolescent/young adult
Therapeutic area
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Mental Disorders
  • Chemically-Induced Disorders
Therapeutic indication
  • Alcohol Drinking
  • Alcoholism
Adolescents/young adults who abuse or are dependent upon alcohol
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Deas D, Roberts J, Randall C, Anton R. Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Drinking Scale: an assessment tool for problem drinking. J Natl Med Assoc. 2001 Mar;93(3):92-103 (Full-text article)

Deas D, Roberts JS, Randall CL, Anton RF. Confirmatory analysis of the adolescent obsessive compulsive drinking scale (A-OCDS): a measure of 'craving' and problem drinking in adolescents/young adults. J Natl Med Assoc. 2002 Oct;94(10):879-87 (Full-text article)

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