Comorbid Problem Gambling and Major Depression in a Community Sample

  title={Comorbid Problem Gambling and Major Depression in a Community Sample},
  author={Leanne Quigley and Igor Yakovenko and David C. Hodgins and Keith S. Dobson and Nady A. El-Guebaly and David M. Casey and Shawn R Currie and Garry J. Smith and Robert J. Williams and Donald Peter Schopflocher},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
Major depression is among the most common comorbid conditions in problem gambling. However, little is known about the effects of comorbid depression on problem gambling. The present study examined the prevalence of current major depression among problem gamblers (N = 105) identified from a community sample of men and women in Alberta, and examined group differences in gambling severity, escape motivation for gambling, family functioning, childhood trauma, and personality traits across problem… CONTINUE READING