A Prospective Clinical Study of a Cohort of Pathological or "at Risk" Gamblers Seeking Treatment
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01248767
Verified January 2014 by Nantes University Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
This research aims to study the future of "at risk" or pathological gamblers seeking treatment at the University Hospital of Nantes. The study focuses on socio-demographic and clinical data. It notably aims to study the evolution of these variables according to the evolution of the gambling behaviours, the step of care, the modality of care, etc
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Pathological or "at risk" gambling
All consecutive pathological or "at risk" gamblers seeking treatment at the University Hospital of Nantes will be allowed to participate to the study.
Gamblers meeting less than 3 diagnostic criteria of the " pathological gambling " section of DSM-IV, gamblers under tutelage (a French protecting measure for persons with altered judgement), or gamblers presenting obvious cognitive disturbances will be excluded.