Problem Gambling and Homelessness: Results from an Epidemiologic Study

  title={Problem Gambling and Homelessness: Results from an Epidemiologic Study},
  author={Lia Nower and Karin M. Eyrich-Garg and David E. Pollio and Carol S North},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of gambling disorder and comorbid psychiatric disorders in a homeless population and identify features related to potential subtypes. At baseline, participants were administered a structured interview including socio-demographic sections of the National Comorbidity Study (NCS) interview; seven diagnostic sections of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS); the alcohol and drug abuse sections of the Composite International Diagnostic… CONTINUE READING
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