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Trait impulsivity and cognitive domains involving impulsivity and compulsivity as predictors of gambling disorder treatment response

Nuria Mallorqui-Bague, Gemma Mestre-Bach, Maria Lozano-Madrid, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Roser Granero, Cristina Vintro-Alcazaz, Amparo Del Pino-Gutierrez, Trevor Steward, Monica Gomez-Pena, Neus Aymami, Teresa Mena-Moreno, Jose M Menchon, Susana Jimenez-Murcia



BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Gambling disorder (GD) is a highly heterogeneous condition with high rates of chronicity, relapses and treatment dropout. The aim of this study was to longitudinally explore the associations between trait impulsivity, impulsivity-compulsivity related cognitive domains, and treatment outcome in an outpatient sample of adult patients with GD. METHODS: 144 adult male participants diagnosed with GD undergoing cognitive-behavioural treatment (CBT) at a specialized outpatient service completed a series of neuropsychological tests to assess executive functioning (including cognitive flexibility, inhibition control and decision making) and psychometric questionnaires. RESULTS: T..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This manuscript and research was supported by grants from the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (PSI2015-68701-R), Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) (FIS PI14/00290) and co-funded by FEDER funds/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), a way to build Europe. CIBERobn and CIBERsam are both initiatives of ISCIII. The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. MLM, TMM and CVA are supported each one by a predoctoral Grant of the Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte (FPU15/0291; FPU16/02087; FPU16/01453). GMB is supported by a predoctoral Grant of AGAUR (2017FI_B1 00145).