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dc.contributor.author Christensen, Darren R.
dc.contributor.author Jackson, Alun C.
dc.contributor.author Dowling, Nicki A.
dc.contributor.author Volberg, Rachel A.
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Shane
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-13T20:00:24Z
dc.date.available 2014-05-13T20:00:24Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Christensen, D. R., Jackson, A. C., Dowling, N. A., Volberg, R. A., & Thomas, S. A. (2015). An examination of a proposed DSM-IV pathological gambling hierarch in a treatement seeking population: Similarities with substance dependence and evidence for three classification systems. Journal of Gambling Studies, 31(3), 787-806. DOI 10.1007/s10899-014-9449-2 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10133/3418
dc.description Sherpa Romeo green journal. Permission to archive accepted author manuscript en_US
dc.description.abstract Toce-Gerstein et al. (2003) investigated the distribution of DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 4th edition) pathological gambling criteria endorsement in a U.S. community sample for those people endorsing a least one of the DSM-IV criteria (n=399). They proposed a hierarchy of gambling disorders where endorsement of 1-2 criteria were deemed ‘At-Risk’, 3-4 ‘Problem gamblers’, 5-7 ‘Low Pathological’, and 8-10 ‘High Pathological’ gamblers. This article examines these claims in a larger Australian treatment seeking population. Data from 4349 clients attending specialist problem gambling services were assessed for meeting the ten DSM-IV pathological gambling criteria. Results found higher overall criteria endorsement frequencies, three components, a direct relationship between criteria endorsement and gambling severity, clustering of criteria similar to the Toce-Gerstein et al. taxonomy, high accuracy scores for numerical and criteria specific taxonomies, and also high accuracy scores for dichotomous pathological gambling diagnoses. These results suggest significant complexities in the frequencies of criteria reports and relationships between criteria. en_US
dc.language.iso en_CA en_US
dc.publisher Human Sciences Press en_US
dc.subject Gambling -- Australia en_US
dc.subject DSM-IV pathological gambling criteria en_US
dc.subject DSM-IV
dc.subject DSM-V
dc.subject Pathological gambling
dc.subject Disordered gambling
dc.subject Substance related and addictive disorders
dc.subject Behavioral addiction
dc.subject Classification systems
dc.subject Taxonomy
dc.subject Severity
dc.title An examination of a proposed DSM-IV pathological gambling hierarchy in a treatment seeking population: similarities with substance dependence and evidence for three classification systems en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Health Sciences en_US
dc.description.peer-review Yes en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en_US
dc.publisher.url https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-014-9449-2


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