The chart provides the description for Fig. 1 Continuum of Alcohol Problems
The image shows the arrow with name Alcohol Problems that goes from No/Low Risk to At Risk, Mild, Moderate, and Severe with changing the color from white to yellow, to orange, to violet.
There are four columns under the errow corresponding to severity of alcohol problems.
Column 1: At Risk for Alcohol Problems: Risky Drinking
Column 2: Mild to Moderate Alcohol Problems: Problem Drinking
Column 3: Moderate to Severe Alcohol Problems: Alcohol Abuse
DSM-IV Criteria: One or more of A-D in the past 12 months and E.
Column 4: Severe Alcohol Problems: Alcohol Dependence
DSM-IV Criteria: Three or more of A-G during the same 12-month period.
The Note at the bottom of
the image reads:
The Diagnostic Indicators for Alcohol Dependence and Alcohol Abuse reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth edition, Text Revision. Copyright 1994, American Psychiatric Association.