CD Chapter 5Pwpt. - Chapter 5 Screening Diagnosis...

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Screening Diagnosis Assessment Referral Chapter 5
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Screening Use of rapid assessment instruments and other tools to determine the likelihood that an individual has a chemical abuse or dependency problem. Often an informal process in practice.
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Screening Instruments CAGE Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST) Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST) Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers (POSIT) Substance abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI)
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Utility of Screening Instruments Validity Reliability Providers often assess other problems, such as suicidal ideation or other mental health issues.
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Can patients be believed? Sensitivity True positives False positives Specificity True negatives False negatives As sensitivity increases, specificity often decreases and vice versa.
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Can patients be believed?
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