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Instrument: Cut, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye-Opener (CAGE)

Detecting Alcoholism. The CAGE questionnaire.

The CAGE questionnaire is a 4-question screening tool that clinicians may use to help in the diagnosis of alcoholism. CAGE is an acronym for the focus of the questions: C – Cutting Down, A – Annoyance by Criticism, G – Guilty Feeling, E – Eye-openers.

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