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The predictive capacity of DSM-5 symptom severity and impulsivity on response to cognitive-behavioral therapy for gambling disorder: A 2-year longitudinal study

Gemma Mestre-Bach, Trevor Steward, Roser Granero, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Amparo del Pino-Gutierrez, Nuria Mallorqui-Bague, Teresa Mena-Moreno, Cristina Vintro-Alcaraz, Laura Moragas, Neus Aymami, Monica Gomez-Pena, Jessica Sanchez-Gonzalez, Zaida Aguera, Maria Lozano-Madrid, Jose M Menchon, Susana Jimenez-Murcia



BACKGROUND: DSM-5 proposed a new operational system by using the number of fulfilled criteria as an indicator of gambling disorder severity. This method has proven to be controversial among researchers and clinicians alike, due to the lack of studies indicating whether severity, as measured by these criteria, is clinically relevant in terms of treatment outcome. Additionally, numerous studies have highlighted the associations between gambling disorder and impulsivity, though few have examined the impact of impulsivity on long-term treatment outcomes. METHODS: In this study, we aimed to assess the predictive value of DSM-5 severity levels on response to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in a..

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Awarded by Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad

Awarded by predoctoral AGAUR grant

Awarded by Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte

Funding Acknowledgements

Financial support was received through the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (grant PSI2011-28349 and PSI2015-68701-R). FIS PI14/00290, FIS PI17/01167, and 18MSP001 - 2017I067 received aid from the Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad. CIBER Fisiologia Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn) and CIBER Salud Mental (CIBERSAM), both of which are initiatives of ISCIII. GMB is supported by a predoctoral AGAUR grant (2018 FI_B2 00174), co-financed by the European Social Fund, with the support of the Secretaria d'Universitats i Recerca del Departament d'Economia i Coneixement de la Generalitat de Catalunya. MLM, TMM and CVA are each supported by a predoctoral the Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte (FPU15/0291; FPU16/02087; FPU16/01453).