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Leeds Dependence Questionnaire

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Acronym:

LDQ

Author/Developer / Address:

D. Raistrick & G. Tober,
Leeds Addiction Unit,
19 Springfield Mount,
Leeds LS2 9NG
E-mail address: Dr Wendy Middleton at wendy@lau.org.uk

Publication dates:

2000

Description / Type of Assessment:

Questionnaire

Primary use / Purpose:

Measuring change in dependence

Population:

General/users/abstainers

Administration / Completion Time:

Ten minutes

Scoring Procedures:

0 - 1 - 2 - 3

Scoring Time:

30 seconds

Credentials/Training:

None

Source of Psychometrics:

Attached publications

Languages:

English.

Availability / Inquiries:

(See address above).

Price:

Free

Practicability / usefulness:

Intended for routine clinical use

Comments:

Literature: Publications from the Leeds Addiction Unit;

Raistrick, D.S., Bradshaw, J., Tober, G., Weiner, J., Allison, J. & Healey, C. (1994) Development of the Leeds Dependence Questionnaire, Addiction, 89, pp 563-572.

Tober, G., Brearley, R., Kenyon, R., Raistrick, D. & Morley, S. (2000) Measuring outcomes in a health service addiction clinic, Addiction Research, 8, 2, pp 169-182.

Heather, N., Raistrick, D., Tober, G., Godfrey, C., & Parrot, S. (in press) Leeds Dependence Questionnaire: cross-validation in a large sample of clinic attenders, Addiction Research.

 

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