Influence of comorbid alcohol use disorders on the clinical patterns of major depressive disorder: A general population-based study.

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Summary of "Influence of comorbid alcohol use disorders on the clinical patterns of major depressive disorder: A general population-based study."

To compare the symptom patterns of major depressive disorder (MDD) among subjects with MDD and 1) no alcohol use disorder (AUD), 2) alcohol abuse and 3) alcohol dependence, respectively.


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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 40-47


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