DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling: reliability, validity, and classification accuracy.

@article{Stinchfield2005DSMIVDC,
  title={DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling: reliability, validity, and classification accuracy.},
  author={Randy D. Stinchfield and Richard Govoni and Guido Frisch},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={73-82}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability, validity, and classification accuracy of the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling. Given the lack of a laboratory test to diagnose pathological gambling, two groups were recruited in order to test DSM-IV diagnostic classification accuracy, one which likely had the disorder and the other which likely did not have the disorder (121 men and women clients at a gambling treatment facility) (138 men and women selected at random… CONTINUE READING