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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
First Posted: October 13, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 20, 2011
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Information provided by:
Nantes University Hospital
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Gambling Other: Filling of three questionnaires

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Transversal Study for the French Validation of Two Assessment Tools of Gambling Related Cognitions.

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Further study details as provided by Nantes University Hospital:

Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
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.

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.

  Eligibility

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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:

  Contacts and Locations
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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
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01219426     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08/3-F
First Submitted: October 12, 2010
First Posted: October 13, 2010
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