Outcome Measurement in Substance Use Disorders

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry



Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Substance-Related Disorders; Outcome Assessment (Health Care)


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology | Substance Abuse and Addiction


In this chapter indicators and consequences of substance use are presented, measures commonly used to assess substance use disorder treatment outcomes are described, and challenges and recent developments in this area are pointed out.


Citation: Kolodziej, M. E., Greenfield, S. F., & Weiss R. D. (2002). Outcome measurement in substance use disorders. In W. IsHak, T. Burt, and L. Sederer (Eds.), Outcome Measurement in Psychiatry: A Critical Review. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, p. 207-220.

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At the time of publication, Monika Kolodziej was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.