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Remission without Formal Help: New Directions in Studies Using Survey Data

  • Hans-Jürgen Rumpf
  • Gallus Bischof
  • Ulrich John

This chapter reviews natural recovery research over the past years and focuses on new methodological approaches such as sampling methods, definitions of untreated remission, and longitudinal study designs. It will also address neglected areas in the field such as gender and cross-cultural differences. The current studies partly overcome shortcomings of their earlier predecessors. This chapter mainly focuses on alcohol problems.

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Alcohol Dependence Alcohol Problem Negative Life Event Drinking Problem General Population Sample 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Jürgen Rumpf
    • 1
  • Gallus Bischof
    • 1
  • Ulrich John
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität zu Lübeck Klinik für Psychiatrie und PsychotherapieDeutschland
  2. 2.Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald Institut für Epidemiologie und SozialmedizinDeutschland

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