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Sociodemographic and psychopathological predictors of criminal behavior in women with gambling disorder

Gemma Mestre-Bach, Trevor Steward, Roser Granero, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Maria Teresa Talon-Navarro, Angel Cuquerella, Amparo del Pino-Gutierrez, Neus Aymami, Monica Gomez-Pena, Nuria Mallorqui-Bague, Teresa Mena-Moreno, Cristina Vintro-Alcaraz, Marta Bano, Laura Moragas, Pablo Magana, Jose Manuel Menchon, Susana Jimenez-Murcia



INTRODUCTION: Women have been underrepresented in the empirical research of gambling disorder (GD), a psychiatric condition included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM-5). More specifically, no studies to date have been carried out exploring the clinical phenotype of women with GD who have committed gambling-related illegal acts. AIMS: In this study, we sought to delineate the clinical, personality and psychopathological differences between treatment-seeking women with GD, with and without a criminal record. Furthermore, we aimed to identify the variables that best predict the presence of illegal acts in this clinical group. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Data co..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This manuscript and research were supported by grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) (FIS PI14/00290) and cofounded by FEDER funds/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), a way to build Europe. CIBERobn and CIBERSAM are an initiative of ISCIII. This work was also supported by the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (PSI2015-68701-R). G.M.B. is supported by an AGAUR predoctoral grant (2017F1_B1 00145). TMM and CVA are supported by a predoctoral Grant of the Ministerio de Educacion, Cultura y Deporte (FPU16/02087; FPU16/01453).