Disordered gambling among university-based medical and dental patients: a focus on Internet gambling.

  title={Disordered gambling among university-based medical and dental patients: a focus on Internet gambling.},
  author={George T Ladd and Nancy M Petry},
  journal={Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors},
  volume={16 1},
The authors evaluated gambling behaviors, including Internet gambling, among patients seeking free or reduced-cost dental or health care. Three hundred eighty-nine patients at university health clinics completed a questionnaire that included the South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS; H. R. Lesieur & S. Blume, 1987). All respondents had gambled in their lifetimes, with 70% gambling in the past 2 months. On the basis of SOGS scores, 10.6% were problem gamblers, and 15.4% were pathological gamblers… CONTINUE READING
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