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Can a psychiatric evaluation determine if a patient has alcoholism?

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Can a psychiatric evaluation determine if a patient has alcoholism?
Posted Sat, 28 Dec 2013 in Mental Health
Answered by Dr. Maruti Karale 11 hours later
Brief Answer: yes. Detailed Answer: Hi! Thanks for asking query. Yes,psychiatric evaluation can help for diagnosis of alcoholism. Three are few questioners like CAGE which help in diagnosis of alcoholism. Hope this answers your query.Wish you good health.
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