Pathological gambling and obsessive-compulsive disorder: towards a spectrum of disorders of volition.

@article{Tavares2007PathologicalGA,
  title={Pathological gambling and obsessive-compulsive disorder: towards a spectrum of disorders of volition.},
  author={Hermano Tavares and Valentim Gentil},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          107-17
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Pathological gambling is proposed as a participant of an impulsive-compulsive spectrum related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. This study aims to contrast pathological gambling and obsessive-compulsive disorder regarding course, comorbidity, and personality, hence testing the validity of the impulsive-compulsive spectrum. METHOD 40 pathological gambling and 40 obsessive-compulsive disorder subjects matched to 40 healthy volunteers according to gender, age, and education were… CONTINUE READING

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