Psychological treatment dropout among pathological gamblers.

@article{Melville2007PsychologicalTD,
  title={Psychological treatment dropout among pathological gamblers.},
  author={Katherine M. Melville and Leanne M. Casey and David John Kavanagh},
  journal={Clinical psychology review},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          944-58
        }
}
Premature dropout from treatments for pathological gambling is potentially of significant importance, if it occurs before substantial progress has been made in addressing the problem. A systematic review of current research on dropout from psychological treatments for pathological gambling identified 12 studies from five countries. Dropout ranged from 14% to 50%, with a median of dropout 26%. Overall, 31% of the participants dropped out of treatment. Few studies distinguish between dropouts at… Expand
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