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The Adolescent Alcohol Involvement Scale; an Instrument for Measuring Adolescents’ Use and Misuse of Alcohol

John Mayer, William J. Filstead

SUMMARY. The reliability of the scale was measured by the test-retest scores of adolescent alcoholics and adolescents who drink infrequently; its validity was assessed by psychiatrists’ and others’ ratings of the items, the scores of adolescents reporting alcohol misuse and the factor-analyzed scores of a large population of high-school students.