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DSM-IV pathological gambling in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
DSM-IV PG is a comparatively rare, seriously impairing, and undertreated disorder whose symptoms typically start during early adulthood and is frequently secondary to other mental or substance disorders that are associated with both PG onset and persistence. Expand
Toward a Syndrome Model of Addiction: Multiple Expressions, Common Etiology
The current view of separate addictions is similar to the view espoused during the early days of AIDS diagnosis, when rare diseases were not distinguished between alcohol dependence and pathological gambling. Expand
Pathological gambling among adolescents: Massachusetts Gambling Screen (MAGS)
The results provided evidence that weighted item scores could correctly classify 96% of adolescent gamblers as pathological, in transition or non-pathological when DSM-IV criteria were employed as the conceptual referent. Expand
Correlates of College Student Gambling in the United States
Findings contradict the widely held opinion that gambling is prevalent among college students and suggest a disposition to take risks that is independent of the risk objects. Expand
Analysis of posterior plagiocephaly: deformational versus synostotic.
Computed tomography was necessary if the physical findings were suspicious for lambdoid synostosis or if plain films did not give a definitive diagnosis, and auricular position was indeterminate in synostotic posterior plagiocephaly, being anterior, posterior, or symmetric. Expand
Assessing the Playing Field: A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Internet Sports Gambling Behavior
The results of the first prospective longitudinal study of actual Internet sports gambling behavior during eight study months are reported, which examined the behavior of empirically determined groups of heavily involved bettors whose activity exceeded that of 99% of the sample. Expand
One Decade of Self Exclusion: Missouri Casino Self-Excluders Four to Ten Years after Enrollment
Most SEs had positive experiences with MVEP and reduced their gambling and gambling problems after enrollment, and SEs who engaged in complementary treatment or self-help groups had more positive outcomes than those who did not, suggesting that SEPs ought to encourage and provide information about additional support and treatment options to participants. Expand
The Road Less Travelled: Moving from Distribution to Determinants in the Study of Gambling Epidemiology
This article reviews the current status of gambling epidemiology studies and suggests that it is time to move from general population-prevalence research toward the investigation of risk andExpand
Optimizing DSM-IV-TR Classification Accuracy: A Brief Biosocial Screen for Detecting Current Gambling Disorders among Gamblers in the General Household Population
The BBGS features psychometric advantages for health care providers that should encourage clinicians and epidemiologists to consider current PG along with other problems and is practical for clinical application because it uses only 3 items and is easy to ask, answer, and include in all modes of interviewing, including self-administered surveys. Expand
Virtual harm reduction efforts for Internet gambling: effects of deposit limits on actual Internet sports gambling behavior
The findings indicate that Internet gamblers who exceed deposit limits constitute a group of bettors willing to take high risks; yet, surprisingly, they appear to do this rather successfully because their percentage of losses is lower than others in the sample. Expand