Journal article

Treatment Outcome in Male Gambling Disorder Patients Associated with Alcohol Use

Susana Jimenez-Murcia, Amparo Del Pino-Gutierrez, Fernando Fernandez-Aranda, Roser Granero, Anders Hakansson, Salome Tarrega, Ana Valdeperez, Neus Aymami, Monica Gomez-Pena, Laura Moragas, Marta Bano, Anne Sauvaget, Maria Romeu, Trevor Steward, Jose M Menchon

FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2016

Abstract

AIMS: The primary objective of this study was to analyze the association between alcohol consumption and short-term response to treatment (post intervention) in male patients with gambling disorder enrolled in a group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program. METHODS: The sample consisted of 111 male individuals with a diagnosis of Gambling Disorder, with a mean age of 45 years (SD = 12.2). All participants were evaluated by a comprehensive assessment battery and assigned to CBT groups of 10-14 patients attending 16 weekly outpatient sessions lasting 90 min each. RESULTS: The highest mean pre- and post-therapy differences were recorded for the alcohol risk/dependence group on the obsessive..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Partial financial support was received from the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (PSI2011-28349), AGAUR (2009SGR1554), and grants from Instituto de Salud Carlos III (FIS PI14/290) and cofunded by FEDER funds/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)- a way to build Europe, PSI2014-56303-REDT: PROMOSAM. CIBER Fisiopatologia de la Obesidad y Nutricion (CIBERobn) and CABER Salud Mental (CIBERsam) are initiative of ISCIII.