Susceptibility to Pathological Gambling
The goal of this study is to assess the risk factors for the development of pathological gambling.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Susceptibility to Pathological Gambling|
- Structured Clinical Interview for Pathological Gambling (SCI-PG) [ Time Frame: Up to 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The SCI-PG is a validated and reliable scale assessing the presence of DSM-IV criteria for pathological gambling. The number of criteria met for PG is added for a total score and those meeting 5 or more criteria have DSM-IV pathological gambling.
Subjects are expected to be followed for the duration of the 3 year study.
Diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling every 3 months for the length of the study
|Study Start Date:||November 2008|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||September 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||September 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
No Intervention: Control
Active Comparator: Mindfulness
Mindfulness activity and psychoeducation
Subjects receive mindfulness training
Other Name: Training
Active Comparator: Cognition
Cognitive training and psychoeducation
Subject receive cognitive training
Other Name: Training
This study will track up to 600 young adults (ages 18 to 29) for a two-year period, collecting variables such as gambling behavior, drug and alcohol use, psychiatry and medical history, family history, impulsivity, quality of life, self-esteem, and cognition. For some individuals who meet criteria as being impulsive, they will be randomized to receive an intervention to help reduce their impulsivity.
|Contact: Katherine L Derbyshire, BSfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|United States, Illinois|
|University of Chicago||Recruiting|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637|
|Contact: Jon E Grant, JD, MD, MPH 773-834-1325 email@example.com|
|Contact: Katherine L Derbyshire, B.S. 773-702-9066 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Jon E Grant, JD, MD, MPH|
|Principal Investigator:||Jon E Grant, JD, MD, MPH||University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry|