TABLE 2-1 Measures of Pathological and Problem Gambling

Tool

Type

Number of Items

Psychometrics

For Adults

ISR (1974)

Screening

18

Not evaluated

CCSM (1984)

Screening

28

Not evaluated

SOGS (1987)

Screening

20

Evaluated with clinic-referred, Gamblers Anonymous, help-line callers, general population

MOGS (1990)

Screening

12

Not evaluated

SOGS-R (1991)

Screening

20

Evaluated with general population

DSM-IV screen (1996)

Screening

10

Evaluated with general population

DIS (1995)

Diagnostic

5

Not evaluated

SGC (1996)

Screening

18

Evaluated with general population

PG-YBOCS (1998)

Screening

10

Not evaluated

DIGS (1997)

Diagnostic interview

20

Evaluated with clinic-referred, help-line, general population

EDJP (1997)

Distorted cognitions

12 per game

Not evaluated

SIR (1998)

Treatment planning

135

Not evaluated

For Adolescents

SOGS-RA (1993)

Screening

11

Evaluated with general population

DSM-IV-J (1992)

Screening

10

Evaluated with general population

MAGS (1994)

Screening

7–12

Evaluated with general population



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