Validation of the lie/bet screen for pathological gambling on two normal population data sets.

@article{Gtestam2004ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the lie/bet screen for pathological gambling on two normal population data sets.},
  author={Karl Gunnar G{\"o}testam and Agneta C Johansson and Hanne Gro Wenzel and Inge-Ernald Simonsen},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  year={2004},
  volume={95 3 Pt 1},
  pages={1009-13}
}
The validity of the Lie/Bet Screen was tested on two community population samples, one adult (n=2,014) and one adolescent sample (n=3,237), in Norway. With positive responses on at least one of the questions on Lie/Bet Screen used as the cutoff point the screen showed high both sensitivity and specificity. The negative predictive value was also high, but the positive predictive value was comparatively lower. A prediction of probable pathological gambling or "At-risk gambling" based on both Lie… CONTINUE READING

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