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Validity of the Problem Gambling Severity Index Interpretive Categories
The Problem Gambling Severity Index (PGSI) is a widely used nine item scale for measuring the severity of gambling problems in the general population. Of the four gambler types defined by the PGSI,Expand
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Using the NORC DSM Screen for Gambling Problems as an outcome measure for pathological gambling: psychometric evaluation.
  • D. Hodgins
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Addictive behaviors
  • 1 November 2004
The National Opinion Research Center DSM Screen for Gambling Problems (NODS), a population-based telephone-screening tool to identify gambling problems according to DSM-IV criteria, was examined as aExpand
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Risk of harm among gamblers in the general population as a function of level of participation in gambling activities.
AIMS To examine the relationship between gambling behaviours and risk of gambling-related harm in a nationally representative population sample. DESIGN Risk curves of gambling frequency andExpand
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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, disorderedExpand
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Motivational enhancement and self-help treatments for problem gambling.
Two brief treatments for problem gambling were compared with a waiting-list control in a randomized trial. Eighty-four percent of participants (N = 102) reported a significant reduction in gamblingExpand
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Narrowing of Attention and Dissociation in Pathological Video Lottery Gamblers
The phenomena of attention and dissociation were investigated in pathological and occasional video lottery (VLT) gamblers. Twelve problem VLT gamblers [mean age 41.3; 6 male, 6 female; South OaksExpand
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Minimal Treatment Approaches for Concerned Significant Others of Problem Gamblers: A Randomized Controlled Trial
The goal of this study was to examine the efficacy of minimal treatment interventions for concerned significant others (CSOs) of problem gamblers. One hundred and eighty-six participants (82%Expand
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Smoking cessation treatment for patients with schizophrenia.
OBJECTIVE This study was an uncontrolled trial to assess the efficacy of a smoking cessation group program modified for individuals with schizophrenia. METHOD Fifty outpatients with schizophreniaExpand
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Gambling disorders
Gambling disorders, including pathological gambling and problem gambling, have received increased attention from clinicians and researchers over the past three decades since gambling opportunitiesExpand
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Retrospective and prospective reports of precipitants to relapse in pathological gambling.
A prospective design was used to explore the precipitants of relapse in a naturalistic sample of pathological gamblers (N = 101) who had recently quit gambling. Relapse rates were high; only 8% wereExpand
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