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Dartmouth Assessment of Lifestyle Inventory (DALI) 1998

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Authors, Section

Rosenberg, Stanley D.; Drake, Robert E.; Wolford, George L.; Mueser, Kim T.; Oxman, Thomas E.; Vidaver, Robert M.; Carrieri, Karen L.; Luckoor, Ravindra

Title, Section

Dartmouth Assessment of Lifestyle Inventory (DALI) 1998

Publication Year



Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, University of Washington

Place of Publication

Seattle, WA




There are 10 questions on alcohol use disorder and 8 questions on drug use disorder. A high positive score in the DALI gives a high probabliity that the patient meets DSM-IV cirteria for recent substance use disorder. Scores on alcohol scale range from -4 to +6. Cut off score = 2. Alcohol use disorders scores on drug scale range -4 to +4. Cut off score= -1 or above. The test takes less than 5 minutes to complete. The DALI is sensitive to missing data.