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Independent and combined associations of risky single-occasion drinking and drinking volume with alcohol use disorder: Evidence from a sample of young Swiss men

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Dupuis, Marc ; Iglesias, Katia ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard

In: Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2015, vol. 154, no. 1, p. 260-263

BackgroundRisky single-occasion drinking (RSOD) is a prevalent and potentially harmful alcohol use pattern associated with increased alcohol use disorder (AUD). However, RSOD is commonly associated with a higher level of alcohol intake, and most studies have not controlled for drinking volume (DV). Thus, it is unclear whether the findings provide information about RSOD or DV. This...

Université de Neuchâtel

Is the Relationship Between Major Depressive Disorder and Self-Reported Alcohol Use Disorder an Artificial One?

Baggio, Stéphanie ; Iglesias, Katia ; Studer, Joseph ; Dupuis, Marc ; Daeppen, Jean-Bernard ; Gmel, Gerhard

In: Alcohol and Alcoholism, 2014, vol. 50, no. 2, p. 195-199

Aims: Many studies have suggested a close relationship between alcohol use disorder (AUD) and major depressive disorder (MDD). This study aimed to test whether the relationship between self-reported AUD and MDD was artificially strengthened by the diagnosis of MDD. This association was tested comparing relationships between alcohol use and AUD for depressive people and non-depressive...