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Alcohol Use Inventory (AUI)

Developed for the evaluation of the nature and issues with alcohol use by John L. Horn, Kenneth W. Wanberg, and F. Mark Foster, the Alcohol Use Inventory (AUI) is a norm in testing alcohol patterns. Twenty four scales are part of the AUI structure to investigating behavior, attitudes, and symptoms from alcohol use of individuals 16 or older.  Such professionals as psychologists, social workers, chemical dependency counselors, and physicians use the AUI test for a number of reasons:  identifying traits of alcohol abuse, obtaining objective treatments, and for planning specifically geared towards that individual.

Included in the AUI test are 228 items that can be administered on the computer or paper-and-pencil format. A completion time of 35-60 minutes is necessary.

Authors

John L. Horn, Kenneth W. Wanberg, F. Mark Foster.

Obtaining the Alcohol Use Inventory

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Administration, Analysis and Reporting

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References

Horn, J.L., Wanberg, K.W. & Foster, F.M. (1990). Guide to the Alcohol Use Inventory (AUI). Minneapolis, MN: National Computer Systems.

Connors, G.J., Donovan, D.M. & DiClemente, C.C. (2001). Substance Abuse Treatment and the Stages of Change. New York: Guilford Press. View

Bohn, M., Krahn, D.D. & Staehler, B.A. (1995). Development and initial validation of a measure of drinking urges in abstinent alcoholics. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 19, 600-606.

Chang, S. C. Lapham and K.W. Wanberg (1999).  Alcohol use inventory:  screening and assessment of first-time driving-while-impaired offenders. I. Reliability and profiles.  Behavioral Health Research Center of the Southwest.

Wanberg KW, Horn JL, Foster FM (1977).  A differential assessment model for alcoholism.  The scales of the Alcohol Use Inventory.  Journal Study Alcohol, vol. 38(3): 512-43.

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