The table provides the Recommended Assessment Tools

Overview of Recommended Tools
The choices for Interview or Self-Administered are:
For Screen are Q-F and CAGE or AUDIT
For Problem Assessment not provided
For Consumption are BDP or Q-F
For Dependence are SCID or ADS
For Consequences are SCID or DrInC

Descriptive Information on Recommended Tools

There are four columns from left to right

Headings read:

Acronym
Full Name
Source/Availability
Administration Time (minutes)

Rows for those columns read accordingly:
CAGE
Stands for main word in each of four questions
Mayfield, McLeod and Hall, 1974; Ewing, 1984.Available on pages A-2 and A-4.
1
Q-F
Basic Quantity-Frequency Items
NIAAA, 1995.Available on pages A-2 and A-4.
1
AUDIT
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
Babor, et al., 1992.www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/insaudit.htm
2
BDP
Brief Drinker Profile
Miller and Marlatt, 1984.Available on pages A-6 through A-10.
3-10*
ADS
Alcohol Dependence Scale
Skinner and Horn, 1984.www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/ads.pdf
5
DrInC
Drinker Inventory of Consequences
Miller, Tonigan and Longabaugh, 1995.Available on pages A-13 through A-18.
10

*Times are estimates for the adapted versions presented in this Guide.