The DAST is a 20-item instrument for clinical and nonclinical screening to detect drug abuse or dependence disorders. It is most useful in settings in which seeking treatment for drug use problems is not the patient’s stated goal.
Harvey A. Skinner Ph.D., Addiction Research Foundation, 1982
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