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Validity of the Problem Gambling Severity Index Interpretive Categories
There was strong evidence for the validity of the non-problem and problem gambler categories however the low-risk and moderate-risk categories showed poor discriminant validity using the existing scoring rules.
Using the NORC DSM Screen for Gambling Problems as an outcome measure for pathological gambling: psychometric evaluation.
- D. Hodgins
- Psychology, LawAddictive behaviors
- 1 November 2004
Risk of harm among gamblers in the general population as a function of level of participation in gambling activities.
- S. Currie, D. Hodgins, JianLi Wang, N. el-Guebaly, H. Wynne, Sophie Chen
- Economics, LawAddiction
- 1 April 2006
The chances of experiencing gambling-related harm increased steadily the more often one gambles and the more money one invests in gambling, and the development of low-risk gambling limits based on risk curve analysis appears to be feasible.
Public Stigma of Disordered Gambling: Social Distance, Dangerousness, and Familiarity
Disordered gambling stigma was examined. University students (117 male, 132 female) rated vignettes describing males with five health conditions (schizophrenia, alcohol dependence, disordered…
Preventing problematic internet use during the COVID-19 pandemic: Consensus guidance
Narrowing of Attention and Dissociation in Pathological Video Lottery Gamblers
Investigation of the phenomena of attention and dissociation in pathological and occasional video lottery gamblers suggests that pathological gamblers may experience a greater narrowing of attention than occasional gamblers when engaged in VLT play.
Minimal Treatment Approaches for Concerned Significant Others of Problem Gamblers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
- D. Hodgins, T. Toneatto, K. Makarchuk, W. Skinner, S. Vincent
- PsychologyJournal of Gambling Studies
- 24 January 2007
It may be that CSOs require more guidance and follow-up support to achieve these goals using the CRAFT procedures and strategies.
Motivational enhancement and self-help treatments for problem gambling.
- D. Hodgins, S. Currie, N. el-Guebaly
- PsychologyJournal of consulting and clinical psychology
- 1 February 2001
Overall, these results support the effectiveness of a brief telephone and mail-based treatment for problem gambling.
Natural and treatment-assisted recovery from gambling problems: a comparison of resolved and active gamblers.
The results support the need for a continuum of treatment options for problem gamblers and provide helpful information about recovery processes.