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The South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS): a new instrument for the identification of pathological gamblers.
  • H. Lesieur, S. Blume
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 September 1987
The instrument correlates well with the criteria of the revised version of DSM-III (DSM-III-R), and offers a convenient means to screen clinical populations of alcoholics and drug abusers, as well as general populations, for pathological gambling. Expand
Revising the South Oaks Gambling Screen in different settings
The South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS), a validated, reliable instrument for detecting gambling problems, and the South Oaks Leisure Activities Screen (SOLAS), a companion screening tool for use withExpand
Gambling and pathological gambling among university students.
The incidence of pathological gambling was high among males, Hispanics, Asians, and Italian-Americans (compared with among other whites), students with non-traffic arrests, those with parents who have gambling problems, and those who abuse alcohol and other drugs. Expand
Psychiatric comorbidity in pathological gamblers seeking treatment.
Psychiatric comorbidity is common among pathological gamblers and is associated with greater severity of clinical problems, and the DRD(2) gene could be a liability genetic factor for psychiatric comor bidity in pathological gambling. Expand
The chase: Career of the compulsive gambler
In many barrooms, poolrooms, bowling alleys, and casinos, and at many golf courses and race tracks, there are groups of men who engage in seemingly illogical behavior. They "chase." That is, theyExpand
Pathological gambling among high school students.
The pathological gambling signs index was found to be correlated with sex, parental gambling problems, grade average, and the extent of gambling by the student. Expand
Evaluation of patients treated for pathological gambling in a combined alcohol, substance abuse and pathological gambling treatment unit using the Addiction Severity Index.
The study supports the idea that combined treatment is an effective way of dealing with patients whose gambling problems are discovered when they enter treatment for another addiction, as well as for patients whose initial complaints include pathological gambling, with or without additional problems. Expand
Pathological gambling: A review of the literature (prepared for the American Psychiatric Association task force on DSM-IV committee on disorders of impulse control not elsewhere classified)
The new DSM-IV criteria as well as outlines the phases of the career of the pathological gambler are outlined, and research discussed includes that on pathological gambling and psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, family issues, children, finances, and crime. Expand
Costs and Treatment of Pathological Gambling
The nature and social costs of pathological gambling are reviewed. Costs of gambling in terms of indebtedness for the gambler, costs for family members, costs for the workplace, illegal activities,Expand