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A Transversal Study for the French Validation of Two Assessment Tools of Gambling Related Cognitions.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01219426
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2010
Last Update Posted : May 20, 2011
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Nantes University Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study is divided into two stages. In the first stage, students from the University of Nantes completed the two assessment tools of gambling related cognitions (GABS : Gambling Attitudes and Beliefs Survey ; GRCS : Gambling Related Cognitions Scale), and a reference tool for gambling problem severity (SOGS : South Oaks Gambling Screen). In the second stage, consecutive pathological gamblers seeking treatment at the University Hospital of Nantes completed the three questionnaires. Only questionnaires from participants who reported gambling at least one time in the past year were kept for analyses.Responses of students gamblers and pathological gamblers presenting for treatment have been compiled for analysis.The main objective of the study is to validate the French adaptations of the GABS and the GRCS, and to explore their psychometric properties and structures.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Gambling Other: Filling of three questionnaires

Detailed Description:

This study is divided into two stages. In the first stage, students from the University of Nantes completed the two assessment tools of gambling related cognitions (GABS : Gambling Attitudes and Beliefs Survey ; GRCS : Gambling Related Cognitions Scale), and a reference tool for gambling problem severity (SOGS : South Oaks Gambling Screen).

In the second stage, consecutive pathological gamblers seeking treatment at the University Hospital of Nantes completed the three questionnaires.

Only questionnaires from participants who reported gambling at least one time in the past year were kept for analyses.

Responses of students gamblers and pathological gamblers presenting for treatment have been compiled for analysis.

The main objective of the study is to validate the French adaptations of the GABS and the GRCS, and to explore their psychometric properties and structures.

The recruitment period for the first stage is comprised between March 2008 and August 2008.

The recruitment period for the second stage started in September 2008.


Study Type : Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Transversal Study for the French Validation of Two Assessment Tools of Gambling Related Cognitions.
Study Start Date : March 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
students from the University of Nantes
To be more than 18 years old (the legal age to gamble in France)
Other: Filling of three questionnaires
The only intervention of the study was the completion of the three questionnaires, and of a mini-questionnaire assessing gender, age, and gambling activities.
pathological gamblers seeking treatment
To be more than 18 years old (the legal age to gamble in France)and pathological gambler
Other: Filling of three questionnaires
The only intervention of the study was the completion of the three questionnaires, and of a mini-questionnaire assessing gender, age, and gambling activities.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
To be more than 18 years old (the legal age to gamble in France)
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • To be more than 18 years old (the legal age to gamble in France)

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01219426


Locations
France
Nantes University Hospital
Nantes, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nantes University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marie Grall-Bronnec, MD Nantes University Hospital

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01219426     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08/3-F
First Posted: October 13, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by Nantes University Hospital:
Gambling
cognitive distortions
assessment tool
validation
French

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gambling
Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders
Mental Disorders