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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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The filth edition of the Addiction Severity Index. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 9, 199-213.
Drug and alcohol use and levels of psychological disturbance were assessed with composite scores derived from the Addiction Severity Index, the most frequently used admission assessment tool currently in use.
Concurrent validity of the Addiction Severity Index. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 171, 606-610.
Two different types of instruments, the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI), were selected.
An interesting study in this regard is one carried out among dual patients in the mental health system (n=106) or in addiction centres (n=120) which compared diagnosis, substance consumption and clinical severity by means of the DIS for the DSM-IV addiction severity index. Very few differences between the groups were found.
Blum adds, "I am confident that the results from our mutual research will provide clinical evidence associating the GARS test with the Addiction Severity Index (ASI).
It includes scales from the Addiction Severity Index and an Expected Treatment Response (ETR) model, which provides an objective, evidence-based method to determine whether treatment is working by comparing expected progress with actual progress.
The fifth edition of the Addiction Severity Index. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 9 (3): 199-213.
In this work, we consider the direct scores y, e) the European version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) (McLellan et al., 1992), the EuropASI (Kokkevi & Hartgers, 1995).
No significant differences were found between groups in baseline Addiction Severity Index score; mean age of initiation of heroin use; duration of daily use; or average intake of heroin in the past month.
Addiction Severity Index Recent and Lifetime summary indexes based on nonparametric item response theory methods.

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