Altering the DSM-III criteria for pathological gambling

@article{Lesieur2005AlteringTD,
  title={Altering the DSM-III criteria for pathological gambling},
  author={Henry R. Lesieur},
  journal={Journal of gambling behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={38-47}
}
Following a critique and revision of the diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling in DSM-III, a field trial of the revised criteria was conducted. Four groups of individuals (762 in all) were surveyed: Gamblers Anonymous members, college students, hospital employees, and outpatients in treatment for pathological gambling. The revised criteria were found to discriminate effectively between pathological gamblers and others. In order to refine the cutoff point, the results on the DSM-III… CONTINUE READING

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