Elizabeth Carneiro

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Gambling disorder (GD) is a prevalent condition for which no pharmacological treatment has yet been approved, although there is evidence that topiramate can reduce impulsivity in GD and craving in various addictive behaviors. The goal of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of topiramate combined with cognitive restructuring for GD in a(More)
The goal of this study was to investigate gambling-related behavior, onset and progression in a sample of at-risk gamblers from the community. A national household survey was conducted in Brazil, covering individuals 14 years old or older. Subjects were screened for at-risk gambling, those testing positive answered a questionnaire about gambling(More)
Gambling has experienced world-wide growth. The current study is the first national survey into household gambling conducted in a developing country. The sample was a three-stage probabilistic one designed to cover individuals 14 years old or older, of both genders and from all regions of the national territory; 325 census sectors were visited, including(More)
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